This course is basic to all students interested in careers in the health care industry. It is designed to introduce students to the structure of medical terms including prefixes, suffixes, word roots, combining forms, and singular and plural forms, plus medical abbreviations and acronyms. The course allows students to achieve comprehension of medical vocabulary appropriate to medical procedures, human anatomy and physiology, and pathophysiology.
Grade Placement: 11 - 12
This course is worth 1/2 credit.