This course will provide an introduction to the medical language. Students will gain a basic knowledge of medical terms, rules of breaking down and analyzing medical terms, and how medical terms are associated with the human body. Students will utilize the systems approach to interpret, define, pronounce medical terms of clinical procedures, diagnoses, and the body structure and functions. There will also be an emphasis on common medical abbreviations associated with the medical field. Students will also be introduced to effective studying techniques specific for the college student.