This class is designed to introduce students to the health information technology field. Students will learn prefixes, suffixes and root words for medical terms. This will include meanings, spellings and pronunciations. Emphasis is on building a working medical vocabulary based on body systems. Anatomy and physiology of major organs, pathological conditions, laboratory studies, clinical procedures and abbreviations are studies for each body system. The student will also learn medical terminology as it relates to pathology, diagnostic, surgical, clinical and laboratory procedures, and common abbreviations and acronyms by body systems.
Grades 10-12 (1/2 Credit, Semester Course)
- Teacher: Katie Hatt