This course will discuss the importance of learning medical language as well as introduce basic word parts and concepts applied in medical terminology. We will also learn about common organization and terms seen in medical records before moving into system-specific terms for the integumentary system (skin), musculoskeletal system (muscles and bones), and urinary (kidneys).
About this Course
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TOP REVIEWS FROM MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY I
Amazing, I learned so much more than I thought I would! This course is no joke and truly helps you understand not only medical terminology but anatomy as well. Would 100% reccomend!
The professor made the course easy to understand and follow up. It encourage me even move forward with the plan to become a medical coder.
loved the teacher so much! I hope she teaches course 2
Lectures were short and entertaining (difficult to do with an online class) and quizlet flashcards and activities were available fo review.
About the Medical Terminology Specialization
This specialization is intended for anybody that is interested in developing skills in medical language or preparing for further studies in the medical field. Learners will be able to identify common prefixes, suffixes, roots and abbreviations so they can recognize most medical terms used by medical professionals. Learners will also have an understanding of the structure of an electronic health record and extract vital information from it. Moreover, learners will gain basic knowledge of the anatomy and diagnoses related to all 10 main organ systems.
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