Course Outlines

Medical Terminology — HEAL 1502

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 2.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 2.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 0.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course is an introduction to building medical terms and learning the meanings. Students will learn combining forms, word roots, prefixes and suffixes, and how these word parts apply to building medical terms. Students will also learn common medical abbreviations and symbols.
  2. Course Effective Dates: 1/7/02 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Define common word roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes
    2. Develop a basic understanding of medical terminology.
    3. Identify and describe the major functions and structures of the body systems.
    4. Pronounce medical terms correctly.
    5. Recognize, define, and spell terms related to the pathology and treatment of body systems.
    6. Separate words into prefix, suffix, and root.
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted