Introduction to Healthcare and Medical Terminology

This concurrent credit course is one of two introductory courses within the Health Science Pathway where students will explore the various fields within the healthcare industry and learn about the employability, teamwork, and communications skills needed to be successful.  It introduces the basic medical terminology used in healthcare with an emphasis on combining the most common prefixes, roots, and suffixes and how they relate to the major body systems.  This course also provides students hands-on experience with the basic clinical skills required in patient care, explaining the theory behind them and the proper technique for performing them.

FRCC: HPR 138 - Intro to Medical Terminology **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CDC with concurrent credit attached which require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students

Course Subject
Course Number
CTE 9516
Grade Level
9-12
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Prerequisite
CoRequisite: CTE 9515
Course Fee
$10.00 HOSA Membership