Health Professions & Occupations

nurseCourses in this department are most often used to fulfill degree or certificate requirements for majors at Merritt College, including the Emergency Medical Technician program and Radiological Science program. Topics include Medical Terminology and Transcription.



Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

  • Upon the completion of this course, the student will be able to: 1. Apply in written form medical and biological terminology and concepts as to their structural content; 2. Construct Latin and Greek word roots and their meanings as related to medicine and biology; 3. Compare and contrast historical usage of terminology to the language of modern medicine.



    Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) may be assessed using:

  • Surveys
  • Questionnaires
  • Review of collected data
  • Other methods