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HS 054 - Beginning Terminology for Healthcare Workers

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.

This course covers the basic knowledge and understanding of medical language, terminology, and basic human anatomy. The student will learn word parts, prefixes, suffixes, word roots and will review the body systems. Anatomical, physiological and pathophysiological terms will also be defined. This is an entry-level course for students interested in the health care field and is highly recommended prior to enrolling in any health-related course.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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