Medical Terminology for Medical Coders
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Course DescriptionThis medical terminology course for medical coders covers the medical terminology used by professional medical coders in today's healthcare industry. We'll start with the very basics of medical terminology, reviewing word roots, prefixes, and suffixes that make up medical words. We'll then move on to each body system where we'll work on recognizing and defining their related medical terms. This comprehensive review of medical terminology will not only benefit those new to medical terms used in medical coding, but also act as a refresher for those already experienced in medical coding. So join us today!
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Lesson 1: Medical BasicsThis lesson will identify basic body systems, medical terms, and vital signs; distinguish between symptoms and disease; determine the specialty of care by identifying the meaning of the word root and much more.
Lesson 2: Basic Word Roots, Prefixes, and SuffixesThis lesson will define word roots, prefixes, and suffixes; provide an understanding of how to analyze and construct medical terms from their component part and much more.
Lesson 3: Human Body OrientationThis lesson will define anatomy and physiology, recognize anatomic position, familiarize students with planes of the body, equip students with the ability to locate parts of the body based on the descriptive orientation terms, and much more.
Lesson 4: The Human Body in Health and DiseaseThis lesson will recognize terms related to the pathology of cells, tissues, and glands; types of disease, and modes of disease transmission; recognize different medical specialties and specialists; and much more.
Lesson 5: The Cardiovascular SystemThe Cardiovascular System.
Lesson 6: Cardiovascular System ContinuedLesson 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.
Lesson 7: The Digestive SystemIntroduction to the Digestive System.
Lesson 8: Digestive System ContinuedLesson 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.
Lesson 9: The Lymphatic SystemThe Lymphatic System.
Lesson 10: The Musculoskeletal SystemThe Musculoskeletal System.
Lesson 11: Musculoskeletal System ContinuedLesson 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 ident
Lesson 12: The Nervous SystemIntroduction to the Nervous System.
Lesson 13: The Nervous System ContinuedLesson material will achieve these objectives:
Describe the major structure and functions of the nervous system.
Identify the major divisions of the nervous system.
Recognize and define common pathologies and diagnostic and treatment procedure
Lesson 14: The Respiratory SystemIntroduction to the Respiratory System.
Lesson 15: Respiratory System ContinuedLesson 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 complemen
Lesson 16: The Skin and Sense OrgansIntroduction to the skin and sensory organs.
Lesson 17: The Integumentary SystemLesson 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 1.
Lesson 18: Male and Female Reproductive SystemsIn-depth look of the Male and Female Reproductive Systems.
Lesson 19: Endocrine System, Urinary SystemLet's study the Endocrine System and Urinary System.
Lesson 20: The Genitourinary SystemsLesson 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,
Lesson 21: Examination and InstrumentationThis lesson will describe the techniques of inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation; and identify and understand various instruments utilized in a physical examination as they relate to specific body parts.
Lesson 22: Final ExamFinal Exam
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Course Title: Medical Terminology for Medical CodersCourse Number: 7550370Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countriesCourse Type: College LevelCEU Value: 1.4 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 earnedAssessment Method: Lesson assignments and review examsCourse URL: medicaltermsforcoders.onlineclasses.comInstructor: Diana Wilson, CPC, CPC-I, CPMASyllabus: View SyllabusDuration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!Requirements: View Technical RequirementsCourse Fee: $90.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $115.00
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Learning OutcomesBy successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Lesson 1- Medical Basics
- Lesson 2- Basic Word Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
- Lesson 3- Human Body Orientation
- Lesson 4- The Human Body in Health and Disease
- Lesson 5- Body System Basics
- Lesson 6- Examination and Instrumentatio, and
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
Medical Terminology for Medical Coders Assignment 1 Lesson 1 Quiz: Medical Basics Exam 100 Lesson 2 Quiz: Basic Word Roots Exam 100 On-line Research Assignment 20 Lesson 3 Exam: Human Body Orientation Exam 80 Lesson 4 Quiz: The Human Body in Health and Disease Exam 100 On-line Research Assignment 25 Lesson 5 Quiz: The Cardiovascular System Exam 10 Heart Procedures Assignment 100 Lesson 6 Quiz: Cardiovascular System Continued Exam 20 Lesson 7 Quiz: The Digestive System Exam 11 Gastroenterology Procedures Assignment 100 Lesson 8: Digestive System Continued Exam 37 Plural Formation Assignment 25 Lesson 9 Quiz: The Lymphatic System Exam 10 Lesson 10 Quiz: The Musculoskeletal System Exam 10 Fracture Types Assignment 100 Lesson 11 Quiz: Musculoskeletal System Continued Exam 20 Lesson 12 Quiz: Nervous System Exam 10 Deciphering a Procedure Report Assignment 40 Lesson 13 Quiz: The Nervous System Continued Exam 20 Lesson 14 Quiz: The Respiratory System Exam 10 Respiratory Procedures Assignment 100 Lesson 15 Quiz: Respiratory System Exam 27 Lesson 16 Quiz: Skin and Sense Organs Exam 8 Skin Surgery Assignment 25 Lesson 17 Quiz: Integumentary System Exam 29 Decipher Radiologist Report Assignment 100 Maternity Care and Delivery Assignment 100 Lesson 18 Exam: Midterm Review Exam 190 Lesson 19 Quiz: Endocrine and Urinary Systems Exam 11 Urinary System procedures Assignment 100 Lesson 20 Quiz: The Genitourinary Systems Exam 15 Lesson 21 Quiz: Examination and Instrumentation Exam 80 The Final Exam Part 1 Exam 70 The Final Exam Part 2 Exam 48 Total Points: 1852