May 26, 2024  
2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog

HSI 212 - Medical Terminology (3)

Prerequisites: BIO 110  

  (Cross-referenced with BIOL 210 )

Medicine has a very distinct and highly specialized language. It is necessary for any student wishing to pursue a successful career in the medical field to acquire a comprehension in this system of communication, including Allied Healthcare professionals. Students of the Medical Terminology course will recieve thorough instruction in developing fluency with medical terms. Medical vocabulary will be taught with specific emphasis on root (or stem words), prefixes, suffixes, and abbreviations. By the end of this course, students will be expected to have a basic comprehension of medical terms and be able to communicate accurately to their peers in the field.