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An Overview of Medical Terminology

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Course Description

You’re bound to encounter jargon-heavy language within a healthcare setting related to a vast array of ailments, injuries and other medical terminology. This course is the first in a series of terminology courses covering various topics across the medical sector.

This online course aims to help the learner understand medical terminology by presenting effective ways to remember them, their meaning and what they relate to.

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Develop effective ways to remember medical terms; and
  • Understand how to break medical terms into roots, prefixes and suffixes

This course is the first in a series of terminology courses covering various topics across the medical sector.

Lesson Plan

  • Introduction
  • How are medical terms
  • structured?
  • Suffixes
  • Root words
  • Combining vowels
  • Prefixes

Duration
Approximately 1 hour. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.

Target Audience
This course is aimed at anybody who engages in activities that require a basic understanding of medical terms.

Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
On completion, you may be interested in taking the ‘Skeletal Terminology.

£25.00 + VAT

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