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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.

DESCRIPTION: This class is an introduction course into the language of medicine.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, 1st Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: This class will cover 14 chapters dealing with different body systems.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Students will: 1) develop an understanding of medical language, 2) demonstrate an understanding of the root origins (prefix/
suffix) of medical terms, 3) demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of medical terminology as used in medical reports and literature.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003