HEA 105: The Vocabulary of Health

Class Program
Credits 1
This course introduces students to the vocabulary, taxonomy and terminology related to body systems necessary to communicate information in the specialized environment of health care. Students learn the derivations and practice the principles of medical word formation, including the basic guidelines of accepted naming conventions, identifying suffixes and prefixes and combining forms related to the structures and functions of the associated systems of the body.
Semester Offered
Offered fall and spring