HSC 100: Medical Terminology

Class Program
Credits 3

As a study of the professional language of medicine, this course includes description, interpretation, the building and spelling of medical terms that relate to human anatomy and physiology, health care related diagnostic testing, medical procedures, and various modes of treatment.  The course correlates a basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology.  This course is a foundation course that allows the student to be able to communicate with medical language in other health science courses and prepares the graduate to communicate effectively in the health care arena.