This course presents basic Medical Terminology as related to human anatomy and physiology. This includes an introduction to proper terminology associated with anatomical and directional landmarks, positioning of body parts, cell structure, tissues and body systems. Content includes proper pronunciation and application of the terms dealing with structure and function of skeletal, muscular, integumentary, and nervous systems. The in-class and lab component consists of instruction and activities that include the study of human anatomy and physiology via software and quantitative study. This course will provide students with an appreciation of the design, balance and capability of the human body and its related terminology.
Credit Hours: Lecture – 3, Lab – 2, Credits – 4