EXSC 213: Medical Terminology

Semester Hours 3.0

This course will allow the student to learn and use medical terminology effectively through a body systems approach. In this course, students will learn and recognize word roots, combing forms, prefixes, and suffixes used in medical language. Learn how to combine elements to identify specific medical conditions and procedures as well as comprehend their definition and know the correct spelling and usage. In addition, students will learn to use and understand appropriate medical abbreviations commonly used in documentation and professional communication.