Medical Terminology focuses on the component parts of medical terms, prefixes, suffixes, and root woods. Students practice formation, analysis and reconstruction of terms. Emphasis is placed on spelling, definition, and pronunciation. The course also includes an introduction to operative, diagnostic, therapeutic, and symptomatic terminology of all body systems, as well as, systemic and surgical terminology. This course is transcripted with Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) and may be transferable to other institutions of higher education. This course may be recognized by UW-Milwaukee School of Nursing.