3 Credits, 3 Contacts

This course addresses basic terminology required of the Allied Health professional and provides a basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pathology, special procedures, laboratory procedures, and pharmacology. Greek and Latin prefixes, suffixes, word roots and combining forms are presented. Emphasis is on forming a foundation for a medical vocabulary including meaning, spelling and pronunciation. Medical abbreviations, signs and symbols are included.

 
Prerequisite: Placement beyond or satisfactory completion of ENG 063 and ENG 073