Basics of Medical Terminology

Medical terminology doesn't have to sound like a foreign language. Learn the basics on how to define these terms.
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  • Lectures 18
  • Contents Video: 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2013 English

Course Description

 Medical terminology may seem like a foreign language to us. For the most part, it is a foreign language. One that can be easily learned and applied to pursuing a medical career or simply learning it for your own benefit. This course will instruct you on learning how to define a medical term using prefixes, suffixes, root words, and combining vowels. Instructor will provide power point presentations with lecture, worksheets for download, illustration handouts, and quizzes.

Upon completion of this course, the student will have the ability to define medical terms used in the language of medicine.

What are the requirements?

  • Microsoft Office 2007 or 2010
  • Computer Printer
  • Medical Dictionary
  • Medical Terminology Book (Any for reference)- Online reference is acceptable.
  • 3 Ring Binder to keep printed material organized for future reference.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Define key terms
  • Identify basic word elements
  • State the meaning of prefixes, suffixes, and word roots
  • State the meaning of medical terms composed of elements

What is the target audience?

  • Intended for individual seeking a career in medical terminology or those interested in the language of medicine.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Basics of Medical Terminology
Preview
01:36
Section 2: Basics of Medical Terminology
06:09

In this lesson plan, you will learn how to define a medical term by using the slash (/) technique. You will become familiar with basic word parts.

09:27

In this lesson plan, you will become familiar with the structure of the human body and the location of specific body parts.

Word Structure & Body as a Whole Quiz
10 questions
Section 3: The Body Systems
24:18

In this lesson plan, you will become familiar with medical terms and word parts associated with the digestive system. You will have knowledge of the structure and function of the digestive system.

15:13

In this lesson plan, you will become familiar with medical terms and word parts associated with the musculoskeletal system. You will have knowledge of the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system.

13:59

In this lesson plan, you will become familiar with medical terms and word parts associated with the respiratory system. You will have knowledge of the structure and function of the respiratory system.

The Body Systems- Digestive, Musculoskeletal, & Respiratory
10 questions
Section 4: The Body System
10:54

In this lesson plan, you will become familiar with medical terms and word parts associated with the female reproductive system. You will have knowledge of the structure and function of the female reproductive system.

06:19

In this lesson plan, you will become familiar with medical terms and word parts associated with the male reproductive system. You will have knowledge of the structure and function of the male reproductive system.

11:50

In this lesson plan, you will become familiar with medical terms and word parts associated with the urinary system. You will have knowledge of the structure and function of the urinary system.

10:08

In this lesson plan, you will become familiar with medical terms and word parts associated with the endocrine system. You will have knowledge of the structure and function of the endocrine system.

The Body System- Female & Male Reproductive, Urinary, and Endocrine
10 questions
Section 5: The Body System
12:48

In this lesson plan, you will become familiar with medical terms and word parts associated with the integumentary system. You will have knowledge of the structure and function of the integumentary system.

15:19

In this lesson plan, you will become familiar with medical terms and word parts associated with the sensory organs. You will have knowledge of the structure and function of the sensory organs.

10:07

In this lesson plan, you will become familiar with medical terms and word parts associated with the lymphatic and immune systems. You will have knowledge of the structure and function of the lymphatic and immune systems.

The Body Systems- Integumentary, Sensory, and Lymphtic & Immune Systems
10 questions
Section 6: The Body System
15:45

In this lesson plan, you will become familiar with medical terms and word parts associated with the cardiovascular system. You will have knowledge of the structure and function of the cardiovascular system.

11:27

In this lesson plan, you will become familiar with medical terms and word parts associated with the blood system. You will have knowledge of the structure and function of the blood system.

17:13

In this lesson plan, you will become familiar with medical terms and word parts associated with the nervous system. You will have knowledge of the structure and function of the nervous system.

08:01

In this lesson plan, you will become familiar with medical terms and word parts associated with psychiatry. You will have knowledge of the structure and function of psychiatry.

The Body Systems- Cardiovascular, Blood, Nervous Systems & Psychiatry
10 questions
Section 7: Conclusion
Instructor's Notes
00:50

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Instructor Biography

Lupe Jurado, CPC CPMA CPC-I, Health Administrator

I have been in the medical field for over 25 years. I started my career as a medical assistant. I have experience as a front office receptionist, coder, biller, and Medicaid fraud investigator. I also have 6 years as a Medical Coding/Billing Instructor. I am currently employed with a large medical corporation as an educator and auditor. I hold a certificate as a Certified Professional Coder, Certified professional Medical Auditor, and Certified Professional Coding Instructor through the American Academy of Professional Coders and an Associates Degree in Health Administration from University of Phoenix.

Teaching students to prepare for a career in the medical field is a very rewarding job. I truly enjoy sharing my experience in hopes that it will encourage others to pursue a career in the field of medicine.

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