This course emphasizes definition and use of medical terms. It is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the medical vocabulary necessary for subsequent coursework in health-related fields. This course covers the use of word parts, medical terms, word building skills, spelling, abbreviations, and medical records.
This course can be applied toward:
Textbooks and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- Exploring Medical Language: A Student-Directed Approach, 10th Ed.
Brooks, Mryna LaFleur & Brooks, Danielle LaFleur
- Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (latest edition)