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HSC1538 Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professionals

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1 credit hour(s)
This is an introductory surgical technology course designed to provide the student with an understanding of medical terminology. Emphasis is on the structure and function of body organs and systems. Upon course completion, students will be able to combine prefixes, word roots, and suffixes to create medical terms related to surgery; construct and combine compound words; pronounce medical terms related to surgery; and identify the basic organizational structures of the human body, including body planes, general organization, and terms of reference. This course uses lecture, discussion, visual aids, small group activity and examinations. 15 clock hours. Does not count toward A.A. degree.

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