Feb 22, 2020  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2018-2019 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ABE 070: Medical English

5 Cr
Quarters: F, W
This course is designed to develop basic English skills and explore general health areas including anatomy and physiology and issues such as prevention/early detection of disease, safety, community programs, how our immune system works, signs, symptoms, and cause of disease. This is an interactive course that will develop writing, reading, verbal communication, vocabulary, and English in the context of health. Students working toward a HS21+ diploma can earn credit for HSC 043   in this class.
Prerequisite: A minimum score of 221 on the CASAS reading test and/or a minimum score of 40 on the YVC placement reading test. Students should be able to read, write, understand, and speak the English language as communication is an important part of health care, and all instructions are in English.