2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
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2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HSC-120 Medical Terminology

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 3
Tier Rate: Tier II
This course provides an introduction to the basic word structure in medical terminology with an emphasis on the word roots, prefixes and suffixes. A body systems approach forms the basis for class discussion. Spelling, pronunciation, definitions, medical abbreviations, pharmacology, laboratory and diagnostic values are highlighted. Hands-on learning activities are provided to reinforce lecture and emphasize applications of medical terminology in the health record.