Medical Terminology (48 Hours)

This course is an introduction to the study of the structure of medical words and terms. Emphasis is placed on spelling and defining commonly used prefixes, suffixes, root words, their combining forms, and body organization. Program contents cover the basic human anatomy and physiology for all systems, laboratory medicine, pharmacology, elements of medical terms, and names of major diseases, including terms used in physical exams, operative procedures, and diagnosis.


For more information about this class call the Yancey Learning Center at 828.682.7315.