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Continuing Education Credits

Course number 20-636383, approved through 9/1/2022

Objectives

  • Recognize the importance of understanding medical terminology.
  • Define the meaning of commonly used prefixes, suffixes, and word roots.
  • Demonstrate appropriate use of medical terms.
  • Apply knowledge to identify terms encountered in the medical field.
  • Demonstrate effective communication with others in the medical community.

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Course Outline

  • The Importance of Medical Terminology
      • Introduction
  • The Basics of Vocabulary
      • Basic Components
      • Prefixes
      • Suffixes
      • Stem or Word Root
  • Major Body Systems
      • Body Systems, Functions, and Organs
      • Stems Pertaining to the Respiratory System
      • Stems Pertaining to the Cardiovascular System
      • Stems Pertaining to the Digestive System
      • Stems Pertaining to the Endocrine System
      • Stems Pertaining to the Urinary System
      • Stems Pertaining to the Hematopoietic and Lymphatic Systems
      • Stems Pertaining to the Integument System
      • Stems Pertaining to the Muscular/Skeletal System
      • Stems Pertaining to the Nervous System
      • Stems Pertaining to the Reproductive System
      • Stems Pertaining to the Sensory Organs
  • Miscellaneous Stem Words
      • Miscellaneous Stems
  • Prefixes
      • Prefixes that Denote Numbers
      • Prefixes Denoting Comparisons
      • Prefixes That Pertain to Size
      • Prefixes Pertaining to Color
      • Relative Location Prefixes
      • Prefixes Denoting Conditions
      • Directions and Positions
      • Miscellaneous Prefixes
  • Suffixes
      • Suffixes That Denote Conditions and/or Symptoms
      • Suffixes Denoting Diagnoses
      • Suffixes Denoting Surgical Procedure
  • Body Planes or Aspects
      • Body Planes or Aspects
  • Decoding Surgical Procedures
    • Common Abbreviations
        • Some Common Abbreviations Encountered in the Histology Lab
    • References
        • References
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