Western Medical Terminology

Western Medical Terminology

WM300 Western Medical Terminology               

3 Units/30 Hours
Prerequisites: None

This course will introduce basic Western medical terminology, including the definitions, roots, prefixes, suffixes, and proper pronunciation of terms. This course will examine the medical terminology for various diseases, body parts, and medical procedures. This course will emphasize the clinical context in which these words tend to arise as well as the importance of these words for proper communication with other healthcare professionals.