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Leeward Community College's Workforce Development Office (OCEWD) is located on the Diamond Head end of the Leeward Community College campus, with ample free parking. We are on the city bus line, which makes it convenient to commute from anywhere on Oahu.


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(808) 455-0477
96-045 Ala Ike, Room CE 101, Pearl City, HI 96782

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Course Number (HLTH5410)

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This course focuses on the pronunciation, spelling, and definition of medical terms. Participants will understand the scientific and technological language of anatomy, physiology, and special medical procedures.

William Castillo 
Workforce Development Coordinator

For assistance call our office at 455-0477.

Successful completion of Introduction to Medical Terminology (HLTH5405) or instructor approval.

Upon successful completion of the course participants will be able to:

  1. Correlate medical terms to standard english descriptions for communication to non-medical audience.
  2. Deduce the accepted meanings of medical symbols and abbreviations.
  3. Use combining forms, prefixes, and suffixes to build medical words.
  4. Classify the organs of various body systems and describe their locations and functions.
  5. Employ accepted medical abbreviations in appropriate communication, including: medical records and reports.
  6. Analyze complicated medical terms and determine correct usage of word elements.

Course Schedule

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