Medical Terminology

$ 400.00

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This course is designed to teach the basics of medical terminology.  Medical Terminology orients students to the accurate uses, definitions, spelling, and pronunciations of medical terms used in the health care field.  Students will analyze terms while learning to divide them into suffixes, prefixes, and combining forms.  Emphasis will be placed on relating medical terms to the structural organization of the body.  Through practical applications, students will learn to link abnormal conditions and diseases with diagnostic tests and procedures.  In addition, students will be introduced to common medical abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols.

Description

Medical Terminology Certificate Outcomes 

Developing an understanding of important medical terminology can be useful for anyone interested in a career in healthcare. Earning a certificate online can also help strengthen your resume when applying for jobs in the healthcare industry.

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What You’ll Learn During Your Medical Terminlogy Program

  • Analyze and spell common medical terms.

  • Divide medical terms into component parts.
  • Identify and define common suffixes, prefixes, and combining forms.
  • Recall the body systems and their functions.
  • Identify the body cavities and major organs within each cavity.
  • List the divisions of the spinal column.
  • Identify planes and directional terms of the body.
  • Spell medical terms related to organs and tissues of the body.
  • Differentiate between diagnostic and procedural suffixes.
  • Recall the training process for physicians.
  • Identify medical specialists and recall their specialties.
  • Analyze medical terms used in case reports.
  • Define common pathological conditions and diseases.
  • Recall laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, and treatment modalities.
  • Recall common medical abbreviations and acronyms.