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HIM 130 Medical Terminology I (3)

Study of roots, prefixes, suffixes; principles of word building, study of diagnostic, operative, and symptomatic terms of body systems, emphasis on accurate spelling and pronunciations; study of medical abbreviations, selected eponyms, clinical laboratory and radiology terminology. course covers multiple systems with a focus on musculoskeletal, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems.

Prerequisite: Assessment at college-level reading and writing.