This course is designed to introduce medical terminology and provide a working knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and disease processes. Students become familiar with basic word structure, prefixes, suffixes, terms pertaining to the body as a whole, and those relating to general body systems and abbreviations. Emphasis is on spelling, definition and pronunciation.
This course is part of the full-time Medical Transcriptionist Program.
Course code: MEDC 1120
Length: 63 hours
PrerequisitesAdmission to the program
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.