: This Medical Terminology course offers a clear and concise introduction to medical terminology with extensive opportunities for student practice. It reviews word components and basic principles for interpreting terms within each of the major medical specialties. The course does not require any previous knowledge of science or biology. The skills students obtain through this course will benefit them in any healthcare field they choose to pursue.
This course covers the following key areas and topics:
Skills for identifying, spelling, and analyzing medical terms
Word structure including root words, prefixes, combining forms, and suffixes
Review of major medical specialties and associated body systems
Introductory anatomy and physiology and common pathologies
Major drug classifications, diagnostic tests, and treatment procedures
Medical abbreviations and symbols
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
• Build medical terms using word parts • Interpret medical terms • Describe the various medical specialties • Recognize medical terms associated with various body systems • Demonstrate the interconnectedness of body structures • Communicate effectively in a professional healthcare environmentInstructor Description
: Jennifer Childress is the subject matter expert and has been teaching Medical Terminology since 2004. She is RHIT accredited and is a member of AHIMA. Jennifer resides in Alabama and works as a Medical Records Manager.
This program does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.
Included Materials: Medical Terminology: Get Connected