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Medical Terminology
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Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
274239 Online 01/23/2023 05/14/2023 C. Burnette $180.00 0/20
274655 Online 01/23/2023 05/14/2023 K. Suitte $180.00 0/20
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Anyone interested in entering into healthcare.
Start learning the language of the medical field. You will learn terminology for the anatomy and physiology of all body systems, laboratory medicine, pharmacology, and major diseases as well as terms used in physical exams, operative procedures, and diagnoses. Other topics in the class include: definitions, spelling, commonly-used prefixes, suffixes, root words and combining forms.
Course Objectives
  1. Identify the four types of word parts used in forming medical terms.
  2. Identify medical terms related to diseases, disorders and other medical conditions.
  3. Describe the structural organization of the human body.
  4. Identify the body systems
  5. Describe the body planes, directional terms, quadrants and body cavities
  6. List the major organs in each body system and identify the anatomical location of the organs
  7. Compare structure and function of the human body across the life span
  8. Describe the normal function of each body system
  9. 9.Identify common pathology related to each body system including signs, symptoms and etiology
  10. Analyze pathology for each body system including diagnostic measures and treatment modalities
Outline of Instruction
  1. The four types of word parts used in forming medical terms.
  2. Medical terms related to anatomy and physiology.
  3. Medical terms associated with radiography, nuclear medicine, other imaging techniques, pharmacology, and frequently performed laboratory tests.
  4. Medical terms related to diseases, disorders and other medical conditions.
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Yes, MED 121 MED 122
High School Diploma or GED
Text and Supplies Needed
Please see class details for the textbook required for this class.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Overall grade of 80 or better
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Anyone interested in entering into healthcare.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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Course Contact Information
Allied Health Office
[email protected]