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AH 110 Medical Language for Health-Care Providers

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

This course is an orientation to medical language: basic structure of medical terms and their components: prefixes, suffixes, roots, and combining forms with emphasis on analyzation, meaning, spelling, and pronunciation. The course builds a medical vocabulary applicable to the specialties of medicine, the systems of the body, names of major diseases, and terms used in physical examination, diagnosis, and treatment.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

POSSESS A BASIC WORKABLE KNOWLEDGE OF MEDICAL VOCABULARY – SLO #1