Health Science 484

HSCI 484 Medical Terminology

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Course Description

Designed to give students a basic background in medical terminology as used by medical transcriptionists, court reporters, law related occupations, and allied health occupations. The prefixes, roots, and suffixes of commonly used medical words are presented. Proper names of anatomical structures and their relationship to each other are covered by body system. Also listed as MEDA 484.

Units: 3

Grade Option (Letter Grade or P/NP)
Open Entry/Open Exit

  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended: None

Transfer Credit: CSU