HTH 5010: Basic Medical Terminology

This course offers health-related personnel a simple approach to the building blocks of medical terminology: roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Terminology for basic medical disciplines as well as medical specialties will be included. A variety of commonly used words or phrases for which there are medical terms will be presented. The unit on body disease sciences introduces the body's biological structure and function and basic system identification. Beyond the identification of medical terms, pronouncing, spelling and abbreviations will be included. Each unit is enhanced and reinforced with several review definition exercises and puzzles. Textbook required.

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