Medical Terminology - HLT 143 at Brightpoint Community College

Effective: 2023-08-01

Course Description

Provides an understanding of medical abbreviations and terms. Includes the study of prefixes, suffixes, word stems and technical terms with emphasis on proper spelling, pronunciation and usage.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

HLT 143 is an introductory course which emphasizes the basic structure and function of the language of medicine and health professions.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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