Medical Terminology Series

Medical Terminology Series

48 Course Hrs
  • Details
  • Syllabus
  • Requirements

Details

This Medical Terminology course will be helpful for any career that uses medical terminology such as medical coding, health information technology, medical transcription, working as a health care professional, or working in the administrative side of health care.

This course will help prepare you for jobs related to health care by teaching you the language of medicine, including an overview of how the different organ systems function, information about many different medical disorders, and information about diagnostic and treatment procedures. As a result, this course will help prepare you for related college courses and for certification or admissions exams that expect you to have an understanding of medical terminology. For example, this course will help prepare you for the certification exam for medical coders and for the HESI exam which is often required for admission into nursing schools. 

Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach

The Medical Terminology – A Word Association Approach course will teach you to understand medical terminology pertaining to each body system. Using graphics and study tips, you will not only learn definitions and root terms but also their application in the medical world. Learning blocks are used to condense information and to help isolate what you need to know versus what is nice to know. You will be provided with fun and unusual facts to help you remember medical terminology in unique ways. You will have opportunities to see how medical terminology is used in the real world through case study assignments and provided with flashcards to help you study. The knowledge gained in this course will help you take the next step in your medical career or education.

Medical Terminology II: A Focus on Human Disease

The Medical Terminology II – A Focus on Human Disease course will be helpful for any career that uses medical terminology. Such as medical coding, health information technology, medical transcription, working as a health care professional, or working in the administrative side of health care.

This course will help prepare you for jobs related to health care by teaching you the language of medicine, including an overview of how the different organ systems function, information about many different medical disorders, and information about diagnostic and treatment procedures. As a result, this course will help prepare you for related college courses and certification or admissions exams that expect you to have an understanding of medical terminology. For example, this course will help prepare you for the certification exam for medical coders and for the HESI exam, which is often required for admission into nursing schools.  

Series bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Series bundles. Courses should be taken two months apart to avoid overlapping.

Enrollment Options:
Instructor-Led
Course Code: B8719
Start Dates*May 12 | Jun 16 | Jul 14 | Aug 18
*Choose start date in cart
$184.00 USD

Syllabus

Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach

  1. Common Root and Musculoskeletal Terms
  2. Integumentary and Digestive Terms
  3. Cardiovascular and Respiratory Terms
  4. Urinary and Reproductive Terms
  5. Neurosensory Terms and Root-Term Review
  6. Prefixes and Suffixes: A Through H
  7. Prefixes and Suffixes: I Through O
  8. Prefixes and Suffixes: P Through Z
  9. Color Prefixes and Suffixes and Abbreviated Titles
  10. Common Abbreviations: A Through R
  11. Common Abbreviations: S Through W and Specialized Abbreviations
  12. Directional Terms and Word Combinations

Medical Terminology II: A Focus on Human Disease

  1. The Cardiovascular System
  2. The Lymphatic System, Immunity, and Cancer
  3. The Respiratory System
  4. The Nervous System
  5. The Endocrine System
  6. The Skeletal System
  7. The Muscular System
  8. The Integumentary System
  9. The Urinary System
  10. The Digestive System
  11. The Male Reproductive System
  12. The Female Reproductive System

Requirements

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later operating systems.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Download the Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Prerequisites: 

There are no prerequisites to take this course. No medical background is necessary.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Instructors:

Douglas Best and Holly Trimble