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For complete 2022-2023 programs/academic plans, please refer to Academic Programs.
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 Culture of Healthcare
This course is an introduction to the culture of healthcare for students interested in working in various healthcare settings. Learners examine professionalism, interpersonal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills and patient privacy and confidentiality issues as they relate to working in the healthcare industry.
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.