BMS 435: Medical Terminology

Class Program
Credits 3

Designed for Senior Biology majors, especially those preparing for health care professionals programs (i.e. medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, biomedical research, etc.) to give students the opportunity to systematically build their medical vocabulary. Emphasis on Greek and Latin prefixes, suffixes, word roots and combining forms. In addition, it includes exercises relating to diagnostic and laboratory test, abbreviations, and case study vignettes that provide an opportunity to relate the medical terminology to a precise patient care presentation. practical application exercises include a variety of medical record analyses and International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) terminology.


Senior classification.

Co-Requisite Courses