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Medical Terminology
MED TERM
CLASS CODE: HS 280 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: HEALTH SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: This class is an introduction course into the language of medicine.
DESCRIPTION: The understanding of health care course work requires the knowledge of medical language. Basic knowledge of the medical language helps the student understand the language used in scientific and medical education. Medical language must be understood by all members of the health care team. Those involved with law, office education, insurance and other related fields to the health professions will appreciate the knowledge of how medical words are formed and the meaning of these words.
TOPICS: This class will cover 14 chapters dealing with different body systems.
OBJECTIVES: To learn the language of medical and health care professionals.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003