APS-100 Medical Terminology

This is an introductory course to familiarize students with everyday medical terminology used by healthcare and medical professionals. It is structured to provide students with the entry level knowledge needed to advance into various careers in the medical field. The class will stress word parts, word structure, word analysis and pronunciation of terms. Terms relating to diseases, disorders, diagnostic and surgical procedures of the organ systems of the body will be covered. Specific medical words and word parts will be reviewed as they pertain to the musculoskeletal, lymphatic/immune, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, nervous, integumentary, endocrine, vision, hearing and reproductive systems. Students do not require a medical background prior to enrolling.

Study Methods:

     Online Courses for (APS-100-OL):  Jan 2015  |  Apr 2015  | 
     TECEP® Examination for (APS-100-TE):  May 2015  |  Jun 2015  | 

This course is also available as TECEP® exam APS-100-TE.

Semester Hours: 1

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