2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Mar 05, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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HST 20000 - Medical Terminology


Prerequisite(s): ENGL 10400 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C OR ENGL 10100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF C

Credit Hours: 3.00. An introductory course which provides an overview of the terminology, including roots, prefixes, and suffixes, used in the medical/health professions fields. The various systems in the body are examined, such as the respiratory system, the cardiovascular system, and the nervous systems, and the various parts in each system are identified. In addition, terminology as it relates to various symptoms, ailments, and medical procedures is studied. The emphasis will be placed upon pronunciation and spelling of the various terms rather than upon an understanding of the operation of the various systems. Typically offered Fall Spring.


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