6 college credits if dual enrolled- HIM 111, HIM 112
Students must complete math and English placement tests for dual enrollment option. Fees will be collected at each high school.
Medical Terminology is designed to help students learn health care language. Topics are presented in logical order, beginning with each body system's anatomy and physiology and progressing through pathology, diagnostic procedures, therapeutic interventions, and finally pharmacology. Students learn concepts, terms, and abbreviations for each topic. Students interested in medical careers may take this class in conjunction with Intro to Health and Medical Science for a completer sequence.
This course is recommended for students interested in the following careers: Chiropractor, Mortician, nurse, therapist, medical office assistant, physician, pharmacy technician, dental assistant, radiology technician, vet tech. etc.