Online Class: Medical Terminology 201

This comprehensive and advanced course on medical terminology continues from where Medical Terminology 1 left off and provides a more thorough and detailed look at the medical terms and related human body functions you need to know to advance your medical career.

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  • 7
    Lessons
  • 15
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 4,968
    Students
    have taken this course
  • 17
    Hours
    average time
  • 1.7
    CEUs
 
 

Course Description

Medical terminology is the specific language used by professionals in the medical industry and for success in this field, understanding and communicating in the language is critical.  Medical Terminology 201 is an advanced course for those with some experience or training (Medical Terminology 101 is not required but recommended).

 

The course will focus on the medical terms and concepts used to understand anatomy.  Lessons are organized by body system. Each lesson begins with structures and functions of a system followed by pathology, diagnostic, and procedural terminology. This easy-to-read, compact format of our online classroom makes for quick learning.

 

Understanding medical terminology is vital for entry in a wide range of medical professions including  those entering the medical coding or medical billing fields, those looking to improve or expand job opportunities in any health-care related career, those who are seeking careers in the hospital, insurance companies or government agencies, or those in the legal profession needing to understand medical information for exchange and interpretation. If you are interested in pursuing a health and science career requiring the ability to communicate with physicians, dentists, or other medical professionals, this class will provide the necessary skills.

Are you considering pursuing a career in medical science? If so, it’s an absolute must that you have the ability to communicate with physicians, dentists or any other medical professionals.

If you’ve already gained a rudimentary knowledge of the healthcare language known as medical terminology, but it just wasn't enough, then Medical Terminology 201 will pick up where these other classes left off.

Keep in mind – this is an advanced course. While it’s not a pre-requisite, if your medical terminology skills are rusty (or even non-existent) then you might want to consider enrolling in our introductory course, Medical Terminology 101.

However, if you're confident that you've got what it takes to make it in today’s medical field, then the successful completion of this course is a pre-requisite!

Regardless of where you stand in the healthcare industry, you won’t get very far without a clear understanding of the language of medicine.

The primary focus of Medical Terminology 201 is to help you focus on the medical terms and concepts that are used to understand human anatomy.

Many potential students stand to gain a great deal from the successful completion of this class:

·        Professional medical coders and/or billers.

·        Individuals eager to improve or even expand their job opportunities.

·        Those looking for careers in hospitals across the country (as well as insurance companies or government agencies)

·        Plus, legal professionals working in the medical field.

Fortunately, you don’t need to wait to get started. Enrollment is open 24/7 and everything you’ll need in order to excel will be provided immediately. So stop wasting time – enroll today!

Medical Terminology 201 is an ideal option for students with a basic understanding of medical terminology and works well in an online, self-paced environment. The successful completion will require a lot of reading, research and memorization, so it’s advised that interested students are comfortable reading and writing with at least a high school level.

There are a total of seven lessons, which are organized and divided by the various systems of the human body. Every lesson starts with the structures and functions of the system and further explores pathology, diagnostic and procedural terminology.

All-in-all, you benefit from an easy-to-read, compact format that makes for fast, effective learning that lasts.

If you're dedicated to setting yourself up in a career in the medical or scientific communities, and refuse to settle for anything less than the ability to communicate with others already in the field – doctors, dentists, healthcare administrators, etc.--then this is the class that will get you where you want to go.

Better yet, everything that you'll need to pass this class is provided for you the minute you enroll. There are no additional books, supplies or memberships that you'll have to purchase. Not only will this save you money, it also saves one of your most precious commodities – your time!

In Medical Terminology 201, performance is measured through end-of-lesson quizzes and assignments worth 20-25 points a piece. However, the most important performance review will come at the end of the class with the final exam. In order to pass, you need to score at least 70% or better.

If you’re sure that you're prepared to dive into an advanced course and learn the language of medical terminology, you can get started on the mastery right now!

The minute you enroll, you’ll be ready to break the ice with Lesson 1: the Integumentary System. So act now!

You’re only a registration away from professional success.

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  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
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Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
4.4 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
"Extraordinarily Helpful"
(3,692 votes)

Lesson 1. Integumentary System

This lesson material will achieve these objectives: Identify organs and structures of the integumentary system. Identify and define associated word parts. Build and analyze medical terms with word parts from Quick Medical Terminology 101. Additional lesson topics: Integumentary System 39 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Review 3 Practice Worksheets
  • Lesson discussions: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete: Integumentary Assignment
  • Assessment: Exam 1 Review - Integumentary System

Lesson 2. Respiratory System

Lesson material will achieve these objectives: Identify the organs and other structures of the respiratory system. Build and analyze medical terms with word parts. Define and spell the disease and disorder, diagnostic, surgical, and complementary terms. Additional lesson topics: Larynx; Bronchioles; Lungs; Gas Exchange; Upper Respiratory Tract; Ventillation; Trachea; Bronchi; Respiratory Functions; Alveoli 39 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Review 3 Practice Worksheets
  • Complete Assignment: Respiratory Procedures
  • Assessment: Exam 2 Review - Respiratory System

Lesson 3. Digestive System

Lesson material will achieve these objectives: Identify and describe the major organs and structures of the digestive tract. Define digestive related word parts. Build and analyze medical terms with word parts presented. Additional lesson topics: The small intestine; Esophagus; Digestive System Function Overview; Stomach; Digestive accessory organs; Oral cavity; The large intestine; Peritoneal cavity; Pharynx 46 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Review 3 Practice Worksheets
  • Complete Assignment: Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Assessment: Exam 3 Review - Digestive System

Lesson 4. Cardiovascular System

Lesson material will achieve these objectives: Describe the heart in terms of chambers, valves, heartbeat, and blood supply. Identify and describe the three different types of blood vessels. Identify the major components of the blood.
Additional lesson topics: Eosinophils; Components; Cardiovascular System Overview; Neutrophils; Monocytes; Vessel anatomy; Basophils; Lymphocytes; Function
30 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Review 2 Practice Worksheets
  • Complete Assignment: Heart Procedure
  • Assessment: Exam 4 Review - Cardiovascular System

Lesson 5. Musculoskeletal System

Lesson material will achieve these objectives: Identify and describe the major structures and functions of the muscular and skeletal systems. Describe the different joint types. Recognize and define terms related to muscle movements and identify several Additional lesson topics: The Muscular System Quick Review 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Review 3 Practice Worksheets
  • Complete Assignment: Fracture Types
  • Assessment: Exam 5 Review - Musculoskeletal System

Lesson 6. The Nervous System

Lesson material will achieve these objectives: Describe the major structure and functions of the nervous system. Identify the major divisions of the nervous stem. Recognize and define common pathologies and diagnostic and treatment procedures of the ner Additional lesson topics: Spinal cord; Afferent NS; Nervous System Overview; Efferent NS; Glial cells; Neurons; Nerve; Histology; Nervous System Structure 40 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Review 2 Practice Worksheets
  • Complete Assignment: Deciphering a Procedure Report
  • Assessment: Exam 6 Review - Nervous System

Lesson 7. Genitourinary Systems

Lesson material will achieve these objectives: Describe the major functions of the urinary and reproductive systems. Name and describe the structures of the urinary and reproductive systems. Recognize and define terms related to the pathology, Additional lesson topics: Urinary System Review 79 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Review 4 Practice Worksheets
  • Lesson discussions: What do you think about this course?; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course); Course Comments
  • Complete Assignment: Urinary System Procedures
  • Assessment: Exam 7 Review - Genitourinary Systems
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
308
Total Course Points
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Recognize and define terms relating to the integumentary system.
  • Recognize and define terms relating to the respiratory system.
  • Recognize and define terms relating to the digestive system.
  • Recognize and define terms relating to the cardiovascular system.
  • Recognize and define terms relating to the musculoskeletal system.
  • Recognize and define terms relating to the nervous system.
  • Recognize and define terms relating to the genitourinary systems.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 

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Course Title: Medical Terminology 201
Course Number: 8900159
Lessons Rating: 4.4 / 5 Stars (3,692 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Last Updated: June 2021
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 1.7 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $80.00 U.S. dollars

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Student Testimonials

  • "Very helpful class. I actually enjoyed reviewing medical terminology terms and going over all the word roots, prefixes, suffixes, and diagnostic procedures." -- Estella F.
  • "She responded quickly in all my exam results amd assignments." -- Maria F.
  • "The instructor was always helpful and courteous." -- Wanda W.
  • "Excellent course, great instructor." -- Tracy O.
  • "It was very good and helpful." -- Padraig B.
  • "I found the Lessons to be most helpful going from The term Prefixes and Suffixes to the Actual Words and Definitions and then bringing the issues in." -- Abe D.
  • "The videos that accompanied the lessons were outstanding." -- James (Jim) B.
  • "The video tutoring was excellent for me." -- Rhonda C.
  • "What was most helpful was the videos with the medical terms spoken and showing the actual surgical procedures." -- Lisa Paige D.
  • "I loved the ability to review and re-review the information. And, I loved the ability to print out the info so I could do studying off line away from the computer." -- Karen Y.
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