Many of the new jobs in the rapidly growing health care and pharmaceutical industries require an understanding of medical terminology, without requiring medical degrees. But unlike some medical terminology courses, which only lead to a certificate, StraighterLine’s Medical Terminology course is transferable for 3 credits.
When you enroll in this online Medical Terminology course, you will enter a highly specialized world governed by strange acronyms like HIPAA and where the difference between the right word and the wrong one can have life-affecting consequences. Study the etymology of words used to describe the human body and the proper terminology and spelling for major pathological conditions. Learn to identify and explain the terms used for the integumentary, respiratory, nervous, reproductive, endocrine, urinary, digestive, lymphatic, hematic, immune, and musculoskeletal systems. And when you’re done, you’ll be able to differentiate cells, tissues, and organs, compare and contrast the different body systems, and define and describe the function of each system of the body.
Online Medical Terminology is transferable for 3-credits and comes with:
Choose your online Medical Terminology course options below:
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