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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Feb 23, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MEDA 116 Medical Terminology

5 credits
Basic structure of medical terms including Greek and Latin roots, prefixes, suffixes, word analysis, spelling, and pronunciation. An overview of anatomical terms with an introduction to the basic concepts of health and disease.

Prerequisites: ENGL 093  (or placement into ENGL 099  or higher)

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Utilize basic medical terminology as a foundation for delivery of medical care
  • Relate medical terminology to anatomy and physiology
  • Spell, define, and pronounce given medical terms
  • Discuss client care and outcomes in the clinical setting
  • Use medical terminology to provide effective and accurate communication between other healthcare team members and patients