Course Descriptions



Medical Terminology

Credit(s): 2

This course is a comprehensive introduction to terminology used in the medical field. Taking a body systems approach, emphasis is placed on anatomy and physiology, abnormal conditions, diagnostic and surgical procedures, as well as medical roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Skill emphasis is placed on defining medical terms and abbreviations, understanding basic human anatomy, and spelling of medical terms. Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week