NUR-3235A Medical Terminology

This course provides the foundation to build your skills in the medical profession by focusing on the language of medicine and emphasizes prefixes, suffixes, and word roots. Learn the medical vocabulary that relates to anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions, diagnostic treatment, and procedures of various body systems. Students learn to pronounce, spell, and define medical terms. Textbook required. Recommended prerequisites include sound keyboarding skills, a basic understanding of and access to word processing software, and basic file management skills. Textbook required. 90 hours. $180 Required textbook: Medical Terminology for Health Professions, 8th edition, Ehrlich, Cengage Learning, ISBN: 9781305634350.