2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
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2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HLTH 203 - Medical Terminology

Lecture Hour(s): 3
Lab Hour(s): 0
Credit Hour(s): 3

This course teaches the basic language related to medical science and allied health professions; word analysis, construction, pronunciation, spelling, definition, and use of terms pertaining to anatomy, pathology, abbreviations, and medical procedures.  This is a student-centered online computer-based classroom course. This online course is specifically designed to improve vocabulary skills, prepare for advanced professional preparation courses by incorporating content taught in advanced medical and scientific courses, provide multiple color medical pictures that will visually assist in compound medical, scientific, and English terms discussed in this course, and prepare for professional school admission tests such as the GRE, MCAT, PCAT, and DAT.  It provides the word part and compound term memorization, repetition, and reinforcement needed to assure mastery of the unique language of medicine and healthcare.

Prerequisite(s): None

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