Allied Health (AH)

AH 105. Medical Terminology for Allied Health Professionals

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FALL
AH 105 will cover basic knowledge of medical terminology that the allied health professional needs to function effectively in the healthcare setting. The student will learn correct pronunciation and spelling of medical terms. Identification and definition of various word parts of medical terminology, as well as recognition and definition of symbols and abbreviations will also be part of this course. The identification and definition of terminology relating to medical specialties including anatomy, surgery and surgical procedures, diagnostic procedures, and therapeutic procedures will be part of this course as well.