Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) is a multi-campus community college serving Sheridan, Campbell, and Johnson Counties. Committed to creating student success and making a difference in the communities it serves, NWCCD serves over 8,000 credit and non-credit students per year.
This course is designed for students interested in health care professions. It covers major roots, suffixes, and prefixes. Students study how various word elements are used to form thousands of medical terms. The course also covers the basics of the body system.
Minimum Student Competencies Upon completion of BIOL 1050 Medical Terminology, the student will:
analyze medical words by dividing them into component parts.
relate the medical terms to the structure and function of the human body in the context of how the body works in health and disease.
identify the basic structure and functions of the body systems.
verify spelling of medical terminology.
discriminate pronunciation of medical terminology.