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RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
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AH 100 - Medical Terminology: Introduction

3 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): RD 90  and WR 90  (WR 91  substitutes for both RD 90  and WR 90 ) or designated placement.

Course Description: Provides a basic understanding of medical terminology using a word-building approach based on the systems of the human body. Prefixes, suffixes, word roots, combining forms, special endings, plural forms, abbreviations, and symbols are included in the content. Emphasis is placed on spelling, definition and usage.

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • CLO#1: Define and spell medical terms.
  • CLO#2: Construct and analyze medical terms. (ILO: Critical Thinking)
  • CLO#3: Describe basic anatomical terms and functions.
  • CLO#4: Explain the meaning of various medical abbreviations.

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