HPE 2160 Medical Terminology

Basic terminology and vocabulary used in medical field; structural organization of the body, major anatomy, medical procedures and instrumentation, and medical specialties.

Course details

Units: 
2
Course syllabus: 
View the course syllabus for more details
Course notes: 

Course credit may be applied to the Iowa School Health Education Teaching Endorsement (Elective Course).

Prerequisites: 
none
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area: 

Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Professional Fields distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.

Textbook(s)

Stanfield, P., Hui, Y. H., & Cross, N. Essential Medical Terminology. 2008/3rd edition. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

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Additional materials: 

Recommended, but not required, for this course is a good medical dictionary, such as Stedman's Medical Dictionary or Donald's Illustrated Medical Dictionary.

Course delivery

This course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.

Instructor(s)

Susan Dobie

Enrollment information

Tuition: $233/unit, plus non-refundable enrollment fee of $10 and technology fee of $38 for online courses

To enroll: Visit the GIS Enrollment page for forms and information. Or visit us at CEEE 16 on the UNI campus. Campus map

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