This 45-hour integrated Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology course provides a basic foundation for students interested in the nursing and allied health field. Anatomy & Physiology highlights the body systems: basic anatomy and physiology, including basic terms used in disease and surgical procedures with no previous knowledge of these topics necessary. Medical terminology is the study of the principles of medical word building to help the student develop the extensive medical vocabulary used in health care occupations. The course emphasis is on analyzing word parts and learning basic prefixes, suffixes and word roots, correct pronunciation, spelling and use of medical terms.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will have an understanding of the basic body systems, as well as the knowledge of how complex medical terms are formed in order to understand their meanings. This course is recommended to all students seeking to build upon their knowledge, skills and ability to be well-prepared for certification exams and employment.
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