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Biomedical Terminology (BIOL 1190)

Total Credits: 2
Lecture Credits: 2

Description: This course develops a standard base of commonly used Greek and Latin stem words, prefixes and suffixes from which a working technical vocabulary can be constructed for those in nursing, natural sciences, pre-professional fields and other allied health fields.

Topical Outline:
1. Understand the meaning of medical words and phrases commonly used in the medical field
2. Understand anatomical, diagnostic, surgical and treatment terms according to body systems

Learning Outcomes:
1. Apply medical terms as it relates to each body system
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the technical vocabulary of both normal and disease processes

Prerequisites:  Placement into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052