MEDICAL AND PHARMACY TERMINOLOGY
- Program: Pharmacy Technology
- Course: Medical and Pharmacy Terminology
- Course #: PHRM1000
- Total Credits: 2
Course DescriptionThis course will provide the student with the basic medical lexicon and the structure on which medical and scientific words are built. These words are used to describe the human body, diseases and conditions, treatments and drugs, using root words, prefixes and suffixes.
Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.
Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).
The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Utilize medical and pharmacy terminology
Associate medical terms with laymans language
Apply terminology to the practice of pharmacy
Articulate the correct pronunciation of medical terms
Formulate medical terms from their roots
Define medical terms and any associated abbreviations
Apply Now Search Awards Search Courses