General Electives Course for Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
This two-semester course introduces students to the structure of medical terms, including prefixes, suffixes, word roots, combining forms, and singular and plural forms, plus medical abbreviations and acronyms. The course allows students to achieve comprehension of medical vocabulary appropriate to healthcare settings, medical procedures, pharmacology, human anatomy and physiology, and pathology.
The knowledge and skills gained in this course provide students entering the healthcare field with a deeper understanding of the application of the language of health and medicine. Students are introduced to these skills through direct instruction, interactive tasks, and practice assignments.
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Overview of Concepts
- Unit 1: Medical Terminology
- Unit 2: Medical Abbreviations
- Unit 3: Pharmaceutical Terms
- Unit 4: Anatomical and Physiological Terms
- Unit 5: Body Systems Terms I
- Unit 6: Body Systems Terms II
- Unit 7: Body Systems Terms III