Medical Terminology for Health Professionals

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: HSCI.1011; Last Offered: Summer 2021;

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce entry-level students of any discipline to the fascinating language of Medical Terminology. Medical terminology is a system of words that are used to describe the human body, including its anatomy, physiology, disease processes, and treatments. In the course, students will explore the roots, prefixes, and suffixes that form the basis of language across careers in health sciences. The content of this course it is relevant to students interested in pre-health disciplines (premed, pre-dental, pre-veterinary), as well as careers as physicians assistants, nurses, public health professionals, Emergency Medical Technicians, or health scientists.

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 1; Contact Hours: 1

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