Description
Medical Terminology
Focuses on the component parts of medical terms: prefixes, suffixes and word roots. Students practice formation, analysis and reconstruction of terms. Emphasis is on spelling, definition and pronunciation. Introduction to operative, diagnostic, therapeutic and symptomatic terminology of all body systems, as well as systemic and surgical terminology, is included. Prequisite: COMPASS scores of Reading 80 & Writing 46-99 or comparable equivalent course courses.
Details
Grading Basis
Official
Units
3
Offering
Course
MEDTERM 10501101
Academic Group
Associate Degree
Academic Organization
Health Related Professions
Enrollment Requirements
(NexGen Write 245+ or ACCP Write 5+ and Sent 86+ or ACT Eng 15+) and (NexGen Read 253+ or ACCP Read 80+ or ACT Read 18+) or College Reading Strategies #10808101 or Intro Coll Read #10838105, Written Comm #10801195, Eng 1 #20801201, or Eng 2 #20801202