Oct 26, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog
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ALHL - 201 Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Terminology for Allied Health 4


A 4- hour course for allied health students that focuses on both human anatomy and physiology and medical terminology. Students will learn the structure and function of the human body systems including cells and tissues, organs, systems and the body as a whole. Students will also learn anatomical positions and body directions, planes and quadrants.  Emphasis is placed on the interrelationships among systems and regulation of phsiological functions, in both health and disease.  Principles of medical terminology will be incorporated into each body stsem to help increase understanding of the body systems. Medical terminology will focus on familiarizing the student with the language of medicine through the study of prefixes, sufixes, combining forms and root words.  Emphasis is placed on spelling, definition, usage, and pronunciation.  The laboratory component of this course provides additional exploration of the human body systems in both health and disease and will include hands-on and computer assisted instruction.



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