Course Description

This medical terminology course covers the medical language and terminology used by health care professionals everywhere. If you're interested in pursuing a health and science career requiring the ability to communicate with physicians, dentists, or other medical professionals, this class will meet all your needs.
In easy to review lessons, you'll find our user-friendly format will not only give you a solid foundation in medical language, but can be completed at your own convenience.
 
Through well-written and concise rich text, pictures, diagrams, HD Video, and interactive assignments and exams, this course teaches you how to analyze individual medical word parts such as prefixes, suffixes and word roots. This course also covers body system dynamics, medical language, body orientation, health, wellness, and disease terms. You will learn the basic components of medical terminology as it relates to each body system as well as the instruments used in assessment.
 
This course is ideal if you are...
  • working with doctors, nurses, or other medical personnel
  • interested in pursuing a career in medical transcription, medical billing or medical coding
  • looking to become a physician's secretary or medical support staff
  • need a review or extra tutoring for your anatomy and physiology classes
  • want a jump start in the medical field before starting college
  • interested in learning the latest in medical language
You can begin today--enroll right now!
  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define and recognize basic word roots, prefixes, and suffixes.
  • Describe human body orientation.
  • Describe the human body in health and disease.
  • Recognize and define terms relating to the cardiovascular system.
  • Recognize and define terms relating to the digestive system.
  • Recognize and define terms relating to the lymphatic 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 respiratory system.
  • Recognize and define terms relating to the skin and sense organs.
  • Recognize and define terms relating to the endocrine system and urinary systems.
  • Recognize and define terms relating to the male and female reproductive systems.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Why are you taking a medical terminology course? 1 points
Quiz 1 20 points
Quiz 2 20 points
Lesson 3 Assignment 5 points
Quiz 3 17 points
Quiz 4 20 points
Lesson 5 Assignment 5 points
Quiz 5 14 points
Quiz 6 10 points
Lesson 7 Assignment 5 points
Quiz 7 8 points
Quiz 8 8 points
Lesson 9 Assignment 5 points
Quiz 9 10 points
Quiz 10 10 points
Lesson 11 Assignment 5 points
Quiz 11 8 points
Quiz 12 11 points
Quiz 13 - Mid-Term Course Review 195 points
Quiz 14 18 points
Final Exam 78 points
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