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NURS 630 –  Intro to Medical Terminology (CRN: 54253) at  College of San Mateo for Summer 2023

College of San Mateo Website Webbased Class

This course is offered online and it is recommended you complete a short self-assessment to ensure readiness before taking an online course.

NURS 630 Introduction to Medical Terminology

Course is designed to familiarize studentswith the basics of vocabulary used in the medical and health professions. Medical terminology is taught by using a systematic word-buildingapproach. This four week self-paced course requires excellent time management skills, computer skills and commitment by the student.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU

College of San Mateo (Online Course)

Department: Nursing

Number of Units: 3


Registered Nursing

The courses described are open only to those students who have been accepted into the Associate Degree Nursing Program. A grade of C or higher is necessary for progression in the sequence. Upon graduation, the candidate receives an Associate in Science degree and is eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX). Successful completion of this exam entitles the candidate to receive a registered nursing license.

The following courses are open to all students, (acceptance into the Nursing Program is not required). The courses below are supplemental or exploratory courses and are not required for the Nursing Associate in Science degree. Nursing 610 Basic Medication Dosage Calculations for Nurses, Nursing 615 Pharmacology for Nurses: Practical Applications, Nursing 630 Medical Terminology, Nursing 666 Career Exploration in Nursing.

NOTE: Nursing Program course lectures and skills labs are held on campus; clinicals are held off-campus at health care facilities.

OLH - Online
Meeting Date: 06/12-07/21
Meeting Time:
Online course Room: 0000
Instructor: Dorothea Vakis
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class June 14, 2023
Last day to drop with a section refund June 14, 2023
Last day to drop without appearing on transcript June 19, 2023
Last day to withdraw with a W July 12, 2023
Last day to change to Pass/No Pass Grading Option
(If applicable to the course)
July 21, 2023
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