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HSC 124: Medical Terminology

In this course, students are presented with a comprehensive study of the origins and basics of medical terminology. Prefixes, suffixes, word roots, combining forms, special endings, plural forms, abbreviations, symbols, organization of the human body, the definition of useful diagnostic and procedural terminology are included in the content. This course was designed for use by the Health Information Technology programs (such as Medical Billing and Coding) and is not required for the Nursing and Allied Health Programs (Dental Assisting, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Surgical Technology, and Radiography).

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Credits
3
Lecture Hours
45
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
0
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
45

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