Course Detail: MEDTERM - Medical Terminology
Course Description
The purpose of the course is to have students systematically learn and use medical terms.

At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • - Recognize the meaning of suffixes, prefixes, word roots and combining forms.
  • - Analyze and define medical terms using component parts presented in the text.
  • - Analyze and define medical terms using component parts not presented in the text.
  • - Spell and define medical terms and abbreviations introduced in each chapter.
  • - Identify factors that contribute to diseases.
  • - Identify the etiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic procedures, prognosis, and treatment of various diseases and disorders.
  • - Convert lay terminology to medical terminology.
The program will be entirely online. Multimedia content will be available from e-Publisher to enhance learning of the content.

45 contact hours totaling 4.5 CEUs.

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