Sep 21, 2023
MEDAS 110 - Human Body Structure and Medical Terminology I
READ 090 , completion of ENGL 095 with a grade of “C-” or better, or placement in ENGL& 101 .
Introduction to medical word building with common roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Terms are related to the body as a whole and in the context of human anatomy, body structure, and anatomical divisions and planes of the body. The following body systems will be covered: skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, and digestive including clinical procedures, diagnostic tests, and eponyms as used by Medical Assistants and other healthcare providers in the following MEDAS 133 - Exam Room (Clinical) Procedures . Course work includes pronunciation, spelling, and abbreviations.
5 theory hours.
Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.
AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.
- Describe structural organization of the human body
- Identify body systems
- Body planes
- Directional terms
- Body cavities
- List major organs in each body system
- Identify the anatomical location of major organs in each body system
Acceptance into the Medical Assistant program required.
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