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Basic prefixes, roots and suffixes; terminology including anatomic, diagnostic, symptomatic, procedural, eponymic terms and standard abbreviations required for a working knowledge and understanding of the language of medicine.
Division: Health Sciences
Department: Health Information Management
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes
Prereqs: DEV 0035
Identify the body planes, directions, cavities, quadrants, and regions.
Define a medical term by dividing it into its elements.
Define common medical and healthcare abbreviations.
Define medical prefixes, suffixes, combining forms, word roots, and compound words.
Spell terms related to the pathology, diagnostic, and treatment procedures, and pharmacology of each body system.
Interpret various medical reports that use common diagnostic, symptomatic, and procedural terms and standard abbreviations.
Construct medical words by combining forms, prefixes, and suffixes.
Identify the medical specialists who treat disorders of each body system.
Apply the rules used to build singular/plural forms of medical terms derived from the Greek and Latin language.
Identify the body systems in terms of their major structures, functions, and related work parts.
Identify common conditions and diagnostic procedures including laboratory and radiology tests and exams.
Describe the anatomical structures of the given body systems, common diseases, and medical and surgical procedures.
Recognition of correct pronunciation of medical terms related to the pathology, diagnostic and treatment procedures, and pharmacology of each body system.