HLT 106 Medical Language

This course is an introduction to the language used in the medical and allied health professions. Terms that identify diseases, disorders and conditions as well as diagnostic and treatment procedures are introduced and correlated to the function and anatomy of the various body systems. Pronunciation is emphasized. Students learn word building, commonly used abbreviations, and the use of medical dictionaries and other reference materials. Three lecture hours per week. Instructional Support Fee applies. 3 credits Fall

3 credits
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