Medical Terminology

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This course is 30 hours in length (15 hours didactic and 15 hours of lab) and meets this schools pre-requisite requirement for our Vocational Nursing Program effective cohort 2019.

This course can be taken as a stand-alone course for one who wishes to enter into the medical profession or who is a caregiver already and desires to gain more knowledge.

Textbook: Medical Terminology A Short Course Davi-Ellen Chabner 8th Edition Medical Terminology A short course (Elsevier) ISBN: 978-0-323-44492-7

Pre-requisite: 16 years of age

This course covers basic word structure, organization of the body, suffixes, prefixes, and medical specialist and case reports. The textbook.

Includes body systems, diagnostic tests and procedures, abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, and eponyms. It also includes quick drug reference, Allied health careers, ad a glossy of english-spanish terms and word parts.