2017-2018 Catalog

HIMS 1120 Medical Terminology I

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Course Description

This course establishes a solid foundation of prefixes, suffixes, word roots, abbreviations, medical terms and symbols. It emphasizes understanding the medical vocabulary as it applies to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, diagnostic procedures, and therapeutic procedures of the human body. Students participate in an in-depth study of the terms, as well as correct spelling and pronunciation to be prepared to enter their professions in the healthcare field.