Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-501-101 054797 Medical Terminology
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-501-101 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY ...focuses on the component parts of medical terms: prefixes, suffixes, and root words. Students practice formation, analysis and reconstruction of terms. Emphasis on spelling, definition and pronunciation. Introduction to operative, diagnostic, therapeutic and symptomatic terminology of all body systems, as well as systemic and surgical terminology.
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
  1. Credit by Exam
Course Competencies
  1. Apply the rules of medical language
  2. Identify medical terms related to the body as a whole
  3. Interpret medical terms related to the lymph and immune systems
  4. Interpret medical terms related to the integumentary system
  5. Interpret medical terms related to the female reproductive system
  6. Interpret medical terms related to the male reproductive system
  7. Interpret terms related to the blood
  8. Interpret terms related to the sensory system
  9. Interpret terms related to the musculoskeletal system
  10. Interpret terms related to the respiratory system
  11. Interpret terms related to the digestive system
  12. Interpret terms related to the nervous system
  13. Interpret terms related to the endocrine system
  14. Interpret terms related to the urinary system
  15. Interpret terms related to the cardiovascular system