Medical Terminology
Prerequisite: None
Credit: .5
Grade Level: 10-12

Students will learn how to identify medical terms by analyzing their components. This course emphasizes defining medical prefixes, root words, suffixes, and abbreviations. The primary focus is on developing both oral and written skills in the language used to communicate within health care professions. Emphasis is placed on spelling, pronunciation, correct usage, and meaning relating to body systems, medical science, and medical specialties.