This course provides students with an introduction to medical terminology related to human body systems. Students will gain a basic understanding of how medical terms are formed, defined, pronounced and interpreted in the medical field. Normal human anatomy, function, and pathology as well as related medical tests and procedures will also be explored.
Qualified for ENG 100.
- Demonstrate the ability to analyze the component parts of a medical word to derive the correct medical meaning.
- Describe the structural organization and normal function of the major body systems.
- Utilize appropriate medical terminology both orally and in writing.
- Define medical terms and abbreviations.