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501-101 Medical Terminology
Focuses on the component parts of medical terms: prefixes, suffixes and word roots. Students practice formation, analysis and reconstruction of terms. Emphasis on spelling, definition and pronunciation. Introduction to operative, diagnostic, therapeutic and symptomatic terminology of all body systems, as well as systematic and surgical terminology.
501-101E Medical Terminology ChallExam
501-104 Contemporary Healthcare Practices
An introduction to contemporary healthcare practices for students interested in a career serving diverse healthcare communities. Learners explore the essential skills required for equitable and inclusive person-centered interactions. Learners examine various health communities, mindful practices, professionalism, problem solving, and patient confidentiality.
501-107 Digital Literacy for Health Care
This course provides an introduction to basic computer functions and applications utilized in contemporary healthcare settings. Students are introduced to the hardware and software components of modern computer systems and the application of computers in the workplace. The use of the common software packages, operating systems, file management, word processing, spreadsheet, database, Internet, and electronic mail is emphasized.