Course Code: GES112
Learn the fundamentals of medical terminology. Apply your newly acquired language skills to learning the various systems and functions of the human body.
Learn what makes up a skeleton and how bones and muscle work together. Additionally, discuss how to use various medical terms when discussing the body’s various systems.
Master an understanding of the human heart and how it effects processes throughout the body. Understand the respiratory system and its functions.
Understand the healthy processes of the digestive system and how items are flushed through the urinary tract. Learn the reproductive system’s functions and how to discuss various reproductive processes and issues.
Discuss the nervous system’s many workings and how the integumentary system protects the body from the elements.
Learn how the lymphatic, immune, and endocrine systems work collaboratively to create a healthy body. Discuss how these systems work to fight infection and hormonal imbalances.
Carline Dalgleish has worked in medical office administration for over 30 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Information Systems, a master’s degree in Leadership, and a post-baccalaureate certificate in Health Information Management. She is a Registered Health Information Administrator and an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer. Dalgleish is the author of an ICD-10 coding system and also owns her own consulting firm, AnnGrant Educational Services.
Sharon L. Blackford, MA, BA, RMA, has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. She has a Master’s degree in Organizational Management, a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, and has served as a Registered Medical Assistant since 1994. Sharon was an active duty Clinical Specialist in the U.S. Army for 10 years. Sharon later moved to the Gulf Coast to accept a position as the Director of Education of Blue Cliff College and was promoted to Campus Director.
There are no prerequisites to take this course other than basic computer skills.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:
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I appreciated all of the practice quizzes and worksheets at the end of each chapter. This really helped me to remember what I had just read. I hadn't taken a class in about 20 years! Gatlin made it easy for me to get back into the swings of things!"
I loved that this was a self paced program. It made it easier going at my own pace. Also, I loved the flow of the course chapters."
I appreciate that I could work at my own pace. I could easily access the materials where and when I needed to. This was my first online course experience, it was both effective and simple to follow. I would not shy away from taking another online course."
Carrie Stein was knowledgeable of the subject matter and always quick to completely answer my questions."
Medical Terminology was a great course!"
Great course content and very convenient to learn. I liked the different exercises/puzzles to learn the material."
I usually feel intimidated when taking online courses, but I didn't feel intimidated with this one. It was a well organized course. I enjoyed the course and I feel I learned a lot of new things."
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