In this comprehensive hybrid course, students attend classes one day each week for traditional classroom instruction with an additional assignment to be completed at home. Students will be introduced to the language of medicine and will gain an understanding of basic elements, rules of building and analyzing medical words and terms associated with the body as a whole.
Utilizing a systems approach, the student will define, interpret, and pronounce medical terms relating to structure and function, pathology, and pharmacology. A competency-based certificate is awarded upon successful completion.
This course is transferable to Las Positas and fulfills their requirements for:
- EMS 62 – Basic Medical Terminology