NWCCD 2013-14 Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
NWCCD 2013-14 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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BIOL 1050 - Medical Terminology for Health Care

This is a variable credit course, which is offered as a one-credit introductory course, a two-credit course, which expands upon the introductory course, or a comprehensive three-credit course. Emphasis is placed upon the ability to identify and synthesize the four word parts (roots, suffixes, etc) as well as analyze, pronounce and spell complex medical terms. The expanded two and three credit course utilizes a specialties approach to enhance the student’s understanding of medical terminology. Additionally, critical thinking skills regarding medical terminology are challenged in a variety of contexts, including the use of various forms of medical reports. Students should consult their advisor to select the appropriate option.

None for either the 1 or 3 credit offerings; 2 credit course requires prior completiong of the 1 credit section or successful completion of a pre-test.

Credits: 1 to 3

Lecture/Lab Hours: 1 to 3 lecture hrs/week

General Education Requirement: None

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