RCC to offer medical terminology course

Special to the Daily Journal

August 6, 2014

HAMLET – A course focusing on medical terminology will be offered at Richmond Community College this fall.

The course is an introduction to the study of the structure of medical words and terms.

“This is a great class to take for anyone who is entering the medical field,” said Holly Russell, director of work force and economic development programming at RCC.

Emphasis of the course is placed on spelling and defining commonly used prefixes, suffixes, root words, their combining forms and body organization.

Program content covers the basic human anatomy and physiology for all systems, laboratory medicine, pharmacology, elements of medical terms and names of major diseases, including terms used in physical exams, operative procedures and diagnosis.

The class will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Mondays beginning Aug. 25 and running through Dec. 15. Cost is $125.

For more information or to register, contact Holly Russell at 910-410-1704 or email