CATEGORY: Emergency & First Aid

Medical terminology

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview


This course provides
an introduction to the language used by those who are directly and indirectly
involved in the medical environment professions. The course also outlines the
basics of human anatomy and physiology.


Learning Objectives


Upon completion of
the course, participants will be able to:


Discuss the rationale for
learning medical terminology

Define the word parts
that make up a medical term

Discuss the process when
analyzing a medical term

Recognize the importance of
pronouncing medical terms correctly

Recognize the importance of
correct spelling when working with medical terms

Identify the roles of
prefixes, combining vowels, roots/stems and suffixes in building medical terms

Understand the rationale for
using a combining vowel

Discuss the correct method
to use when pluralizing a medical term


Course Format


This is a
self-paced online course that you can exit and resume at any time.


The course is
presented in 15 modules and includes
interactive practice exercises that reinforce key
concepts and offer an opportunity to gauge your understanding of the course
content. The exercises do
 not count
toward your test score and can be revisited as you need to achieve the learning


Evaluation and


Each unit concludes
with a test. A score of 100% is needed to progress to the next unit and
complete your training. If you do not pass the test you can review the material
as needed. Please note that every test is generated through an automated test
bank to ensure that each version is unique.

A printable certificate is available upon successful completion of the course.
This document identifies you by name and
includes the date that you completed your training. 


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