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Biomedical Terminology (BIOL 1190)

Credits: 2
Lecture Credits: 2.00

Description: This course develops a standard base of commonly used Greek and Latin stem words, prefixes and suffixes from which a working technical vocabulary can be constructed for those in nursing, natural sciences, pre-professional fields and other allied health fields.

Topical Outline:

1. Understand the meaning of medical words and phrases commonly used in the medical field
2. Understand anatomincal, diagnostic, surgical and treatment terms according to body systems

Learning Outcomes:
1. Apply medical terms as it relates to each body system
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the technical vocabulary of both normal and disease processes



Placement score into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052.