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.

  • 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:
  • 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.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Integumentary Assignment 10 points
Exam 1 Review - Integumentary System 29 points
Respiratory Procedures 10 points
Exam 2 Review - Respiratory System 29 points
Gastroenterology Procedures 10 points
Exam 3 Review - Digestive System 36 points
Heart Procedure 10 points
Exam 4 Review - Cardiovascular System 20 points
Fracture Types 15 points
Exam 5 Review - Musculoskeletal System 20 points
Deciphering a Procedure Report 20 points
Exam 6 Review - Nervous System 20 points
Urinary System Procedures 15 points
Exam 7 Review - Genitourinary Systems 15 points
The Final Exam 49 points
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