Medical Terminology (8384/18 weeks) Course Description
|Suggested Grade Levels:||10–12|
Medical Terminology is designed to help students learn common medical terms essential for patient care. Topics are presented in logical order, beginning with each body system's anatomy and physiology and progressing through pathology, laboratory tests and clinical procedures, therapeutic interventions, and pharmacology. Students learn concepts, terms, and abbreviations for each topic.
Recommended prerequisite(s): Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences 8302
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Health Science
- Diagnostics Services
- Health Informatics
- Support Services
- Therapeutic Services
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
- Science and Mathematics
Upon completion of the course
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.