MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY


COURSE: 04545 / 04546                                                                                                       
CREDIT VALUE:
1/2 credit

                                                                                                                                               
OPEN TO:
Seniors

                                                                                                                                                               

PREREQUISITE: This is a Nicolet transcripted credit course

                                 

What you will learn in this course:
Medical Terminology focuses on the component parts of medical terms: prefixes, suffixes and root words. The student will practice formation, analysis and reconstruction of terms. Emphasis will be placed on spelling, definition and pronunciation. There will also be introduction to operative, diagnostic, therapeutic and symptomatic terminology of all body systems, as well as systemic and surgical terminology.  
 

How you will learn in this course:
Course content will be presented through lecture and multi-media venues. Students will engage in small and large group discussions,
individual guided learning activities, and technology enhanced projects to learn the content of the course.
 
 

Why this course is important:
Medical Terminology is a required course for many medical certifications.  The content of the course gives the student background
information to allow greater depth of thinking and mental processing.  This is a transcripted course in affiliation with Nicolet College. Students who pass this course with a “B” or better will earn 3 credits at any technical college in Wisconsin.