This course will examine specific terminology and vocabulary used healthcare providers and support staff. The focus of this course is on medical terminology which covers human anatomy and physiology, body systems, and diagnoses and procedures. The structure of medical terms will be examined—such as prefixes, suffixes, roots, and combined forms. Topics will also include healthcare taxonomies and nomenclatures (ICD-9-CM, ICD-10, etc.).
Prerequisite(s): College biology or equivalent
Semesters Offered: Spring 2024
Degree Level: Bachelor's
Course Track: Core Courses