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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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ocewd@hawaii.edu
(808) 455-0477
96-045 Ala Ike, Room CE 101, Pearl City, HI 96782

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Course Number (HLTH5405)

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This course introduces the basic rules of medical word building. Learn to identify prefixes, suffixes, and word roots commonly used in medical terminology. Participants will become oriented to the different systems of the human body and learn medical abbreviations and symbols.

William Castillo 
Workforce Development Coordinator
wkcastil@hawaii.edu

For assistance call our office at 455-0477.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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

  1. Demonstrate the formation of medical words combining roots, suffixes and prefixes.
  2. Interpret medical terms through dissection of roots, suffixes and prefixes.
  3. Employ accepted medical abbreviations in appropriate communications.

Course Schedule

Online registration is for debit/credit card purchase only. For other payments, use Standard Registration.


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