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Medical Terminology

Success in the healthcare field requires a solid comprehension of medical terminology. This online course will teach you the language used to describe the human body.

medical-terminology
$895.00 (USD)

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Overview

Objective

What you will learn

  • Define the word parts that make up most medical terms-roots, prefixes, and suffixes
  • Explain the functions of the various body systems
  • Identify diagnoses, procedures, and treatments common to each body system
  • Understand common medical abbreviations and acronyms
  • Recognize the importance of accuracy in spelling and pronunciation of medical terms

How you will benefit

  • Better prepare for medical coding, medical records, or medical assisting certification exams
  • Communicate effectively with other members of the healthcare team
  • Understand the information contained in medical reports and health records
  • Develop a foundation of knowledge about the human body that will enable you to be successful in your chosen medical career
  • Obtain a certificate to prove your competency in the healthcare field

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Governors State University
School of Extended Learning
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484 US
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