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 (APS-100-OL) Jun 2014 Jul 2014 Oct 2014
     TECEP® Examination (APS-100-TE) May 2014 Jun 2014 Jul 2014 Aug 2014 Sep 2014

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

Semester Hours: 1

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