Medical Terminology for Health Sciences Online

Course IDCourse NameCourseCategoryCredit Hours
HSCC 100 Medical Terminology for Health Sciences OnlineHEALTH SCIENCES, GENERALHEALTH SCIENCES3

Prerequisite or corequisite: None. This is a 3-credit hour (45 contact hours) online course that uses various activities throughout each chapter to help enforce what the student is learning. These activities may include games, diagrams, video and audio sections. This course is offered in the first semester of course work prior to any coding courses. The course provides a comprehensive study of medical language including pronunciation, spelling and defining of medical terms. Emphasis is placed on anatomic, diagnostic, procedure, drugs, symptomatic, and eponymic terms and standard abbreviations of the basic body systems.