Medical Terminology: Introduction

Green Clock Hours: 1.00

The purpose of this online course is to assist healthcare professionals to easily dissect and understand medical terms used in today’s healthcare arena.

Lesson 1: Presents the basics of how medical terms are built and deciphered and includes:

  • Decodable and nondecodable terms
  • Eponyms
  • Abbreviations
  • Symbols
  • Basic spelling rules for combining medical terms

Lesson 2: Presents assets needed to build basic medical terms and includes:

  • Suffixes related to diagnostic and surgical procedures
  • Suffixes associated with treatment and therapeutic interventions
  • Prefixes that denote position, direction, number, size, and degree
  • Correct spellings and pronunciations of unusual medical terms and letter combinations

Lesson 3: Presents common anatomical and directional terms, and includes:

  • Body cavities
  • Abdominopelvic regions
  • Abdominopelvic quadrants
  • Body planes


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Course Description

The purpose of this online course is to assist healthcare professionals to easily dissect and understand medical terms used in today’s healthcare arena.

Lesson 1: Presents the basics of how medical terms are built and deciphered and includes:

  • Decodable and nondecodable terms
  • Eponyms
  • Abbreviations
  • Symbols
  • Basic spelling rules for combining medical terms

Lesson 2: Presents assets needed to build basic medical terms and includes:

  • Suffixes related to diagnostic and surgical procedures
  • Suffixes associated with treatment and therapeutic interventions
  • Prefixes that denote position, direction, number, size, and degree
  • Correct spellings and pronunciations of unusual medical terms and letter combinations

Lesson 3: Presents common anatomical and directional terms, and includes:

  • Body cavities
  • Abdominopelvic regions
  • Abdominopelvic quadrants
  • Body planes


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