Jan 20, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NU 291 - Medical Terminology for the Health Professions

Credits: 3

45 contact hours

This elective course is an introduction to the interchangeable word parts that are used in different combinations to build medical terms. It utilizes online methodology and a structured textbook and in teaching the most commonly used medical terms for the body systems; anatomical, physiological and pathological conditions; terms for special procedures, laboratory and pharmacology; and selected medical abbreviations. This course is targeted for those planning careers in one of the health professions as well as those who desire to better understand terms used by health professionals.

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