5274 Medical Terminology

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Credits: 
2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, maximum of 2 credits
Counts as: 
A directed elective or elective for all diplomas
Course Description: 

Medical Terminology prepares students with language skills necessary for effective, independent use of health and medical reference materials. It includes the study of health and medical abbreviations, symbols, and Greek and Latin word part meanings, all taught within the context of body systems. This course builds skills in pronouncing, spelling, and defining new words encountered in verbal and written information in the healthcare industry. Students have the opportunity to acquire essential skills for accurate and logical communication, and interpretation of medical records. Emphasis is on forming a foundation of a medical vocabulary including; appropriate and accurate meaning, spelling, and pronunciation of medical terms, and abbreviations, signs, and symbols

Collection: 
Local Learning Opportunities
Recommended Grade: 
Grade 11
Grade 12
Industry or Service: 
Health Sciences
Program Type: 
Next Level Programs of Study Courses
Course Code: 
MED TERMS
Required Prerequisites: 
None
Recommended Prerequisites: 
None