Medical Science I focuses on the study of medical terminology including the ability to read, pronounce, spell, and comprehend medical terms. This is an essential skill for all health care administrators working with patient records and correspondences, and while interacting with patients and various health care professionals. Elements of medical terms including word roots, combining forms, suffixes, prefixes, and abbreviations are discussed and practiced. Major areas of study include human anatomy and physiology, pathology, pharmacology, as well as diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic procedures. Anatomical systems covered in this course include integumentary, special senses, digestive, urinary, and reproductive (male and female).