Introduction to Medical Terminology


 Self Paced Self Paced    

Introduction to Medical Terminology, Self Paced

41 hours | Entry Level |  Professional Development | Included eBook |  Leads to Certification

Purpose

Preparation for Certification Exam

Description

This course is a primer to common medical terminology for individuals new to the health care industry. It provides a survey of medical terminology, symbols and abbreviations, and the application of this new language in the field of health care.

Audience

Individuals who are new to health care but would like to work in a hospital setting, or incumbent health care workers who need a refresher course on medical terminology.

Objectives
  • Explain the importance of medical terminology when documenting and communicating patient information
  • Build medical terminology related to body structures, functions and disorders
  • Describe the organization and structure of the human body

Instructor Led Instructor Led

Introduction to Medical Terminology, Instructor Led

24 hours | Entry Level |  Professional Development | eBook Available |  Leads to Certification

Purpose

Preparation for Certification Exam

Description

This course is a primer to common medical terminology for individuals new to the health care industry. It provides a survey of medical terminology, symbols and abbreviations, and the application of this new language in the field of health care.

Audience

Individuals who are new to health care but would like to work in a hospital setting, or incumbent health care workers who need a refresher course on medical terminology.

Objectives
  • Explain the importance of medical terminology when documenting and communicating patient information
  • Build medical terminology related to body structures, functions and disorders
  • Describe the organization and structure of the human body