HLSC1010-A Healthcare Conc & Med Term (Fall 2024)

Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/26/2024 - 12/13/2024)
Days: T R
Time: 11:00 - 12:15 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Hale Center 309
Seats Available: 24 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

Healthcare Concepts and Medical Terminology: This course teaches the language of healthcare while also introducing the student to conceptual learning within the healthcare arena. The medical terminology component includes symbols, abbreviations and acronyms common in a variety of healthcare settings. Students will learn prefixes, suffixes and root words to help the student build a medical vocabulary. This course also explores professional healthcare roles and responsibilities, communication in healthcare, evidence-based practice, quality & safety, interprofessional collaboration & teamwork, social determinants of health and other concepts relevant to those interested in pursuing a career in the health sciences.

Course Materials

About the Instructor(s)

Carla A. Conrad, Ph.D.
Program Director, Health Sciences
Psychology and Health Sciences

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences
Psychology and Health Sciences

412-397-6032 phone
Scaife Hall 140