MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

  • Program: Health Unit Coordinator
  • Course: Medical Terminology
  • Course #: HLUC1020
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This blended online course is designed to acquaint the student with medical terms and abbreviations used in health care settings. Students will be introduced to terms related to basic human anatomy, common diseases and related terminology. Medical abbreviations used by the Health Unit Coordinator and other members of the health care team will be introduced.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Formulate medical terms
Use word parts to understand medical terms
Figure out medical abbreviations
Transform medical symbols to words
Analyze human body system terminology
Specify terminology for common diseases

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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