ABOUT THIS COURSE
Healthcare and medical professions have their own vocabulary, a specialized language that allows for quick and efficient communication between its members while minimizing potential misunderstandings. Whether you are new to the medical profession or need a refresher class, we have a medical terminology course that will give you the boost you are looking for to further your career! In this 16 week course, we will cover the medical language and terminology used by healthcare professionals everywhere. If you’re interested in pursuing a health career and need the ability to communicate with medical professionals, you will find this course a perfect fit by providing you with a solid foundation in medical language.
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Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
Understand the importance of medical terminology and the proper use of medical language for interacting with professionals and performing medical tasks.
Synthesize medical language and information accurately.
Analyze basic medical root words, prefixes, suffixes and their meanings.
Differentiate between suffix endings (e.g. adjective, noun, singular and plural forms).
Appropriately recognize word roots and combining forms pertaining to each body system.
Pronounce medical terms correctly.
Identify common medical disorders and their associated symptoms for each body system.
Correlate medical word parts with usage in anatomy, pathology, symptomatology, procedures, treatments, and medical specialties.
Interpret medical treatments and common abbreviations and acronyms.
Build composite medical terms referring to each body system.
Define common terms related to diseases.
Define common pharmacological terms.
Recite common laboratory and diagnostic terms.
Achieve 70% or higher on course assignments and chapter tests.
Score 75% or higher on the final exam.
All activities and exams throughout the course are open book meaning the student can use resources and curriculum to aid them in the testing environment.
Chapter 1 – Terminology Basics
Chapter 2 – Structures of the Body, Movement & Color
Chapter 3 – Integumentary System
Chapter 4 – Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 5 – Cardiovascular System
Chapter 6 – Hematology, Lymphatic and Immune System, and Oncology
Chapter 7 – Respiratory System
Chapter 8 – Nervous System & Behavioral Health
Chapter 9 – Endocrine System
Chapter 10 – Special Senses
Chapter 11 – Digestive System
Chapter 12 – Genitourinary System
Chapter 13 – Reproductive System
Chapter 14 – Obstetrics & Neonatology
Chapter 15 – Pediatrics
Chapter 16 – Pharmacology
Chapter 17 – Diagnostic Data
The cost of the Online Medical Terminology Course is only $550.00, all-inclusive. We accept Visa, MasterCard, certified cheques and money orders.