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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

AHM 233 - Medical Terminology

This course is designed to introduce the skills and knowledge needed to develop an understanding of the language of medicine. The mechanism of building a medical vocabulary, utilizing roots, prefixes, suffixes, and the combining forms, and the pronunciation are emphasized. A workbook/text, audiotapes, and computer software are used to give the student hands-on experience in the use of the language of medicine.
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3