ANS 107 : Medical Terminology for Animal Science I
This section of the two-part course is designed to give the animal care worker a vocabulary which will facilitate and enhance their communication with veterinary medical professionals. The focus will be on learning the major components (prefixes, suffixes, combining root terms, abbreviations, units of measure, animal body structure, position, and disease terminology) of veterinary medical terms, synthesizing useful medical terms from the components, and interpreting the meaning of technical information containing common veterinary medical terms. One lecture hour per week.
1. Define, spell, and pronounce key components of veterinary medical terminology, abbreviations and symbols. 2. Decode and synthesize common veterinary medical terminology. 3. Communicate using proper veterinary medical terminology in both oral and written formats.