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Springfield, Massachusetts


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PHTH 310

Healthcare Language: Systems, Specialties, Pathologies and Culture

This course provides the student with a strong written and oral foundation of knowledge about the structure, function and limitations of the language used in health care and the health sciences. Course content incorporates anatomical systems and an overview of major pathologies. Cultural intricacies of health care language are investigated along with an overview of medical terms in Spanish, American Sign Language and other commonly spoken non-English languages

Units: 3.0