Introduction to Healthcare and Medical Terminology
This concurrent credit course is one of two introductory courses within the Health Science Pathway where students will explore the various fields within the healthcare industry and learn about the employability, teamwork, and communications skills needed to be successful. It introduces the basic medical terminology used in healthcare with an emphasis on combining the most common prefixes, roots, and suffixes and how they relate to the major body systems. This course also provides students hands-on experience with the basic clinical skills required in patient care, explaining the theory behind them and the proper technique for performing them.
FRCC: HPR 138 - Intro to Medical Terminology **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CDC with concurrent credit attached which require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students
- Course Subject
- Course Number
- CTE 9516
- Course Duration
- 1 Semester
- Course Credit
- 1.0 Practical Arts
- Course Fee
- $10.00 HOSA Membership
- CoRequisite: CTE 9515
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