Focuses on the component parts of medical terms: prefixes, suffixes and word roots. Students practice formation, analysis and reconstruction of terms. Emphasis is on spelling, definition and pronunciation. Introduction to operative, diagnostic, therapeutic and symptomatic terminology of all body systems, as well as systemic and surgical terminology, is included. Prequisite: COMPASS scores of Reading 80 & Writing 46-99 or comparable equivalent course courses.
Enrollment Requirements: Prereq: ACT Eng. 15 & ACT Read 18 or COMPASS test scores: Reading 80 & Writing 46-99 or one of the following: College Reading Strategies, 10808101, Written Communication, 10801195, English 1, 20801201, or English 2, 20801202
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