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Medical Terminology

HNRS 1035 Sec. 050 - Spring 2023

Assistant Professor Melissa Thompson School of Kinesiology

Tu Th 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
114 Peabody Hall

This course provides an in-depth introduction to medical terminology, with a focus on body systems and medical specialties. It provides the student with guided practice and assessment of prefixes, suffixes, word roots, and combining forms of standard medical terminology (or medical nomenclature). It includes vocabulary, definitions, spelling, and pronunciation. Additionally, the student will learn to read and interpret medical case studies. Presentation of medical case studies, differential diagnoses, and active problem solving will be the key focus of in-person meetings.

Fulfills General Education:

Natural Sciences