Earn your Medical Terminology Certificate
Common medical terminology is a critical part of the language used by health care practitioners. It is essentially a vocabulary that requires a uniform pronunciation, definition, and spelling of terms used by professionals. Individuals with medical terminology training are capable of analyzing and interpreting medical reports related to specific body systems.
This program is appropriate for adults looking to learn new job skills, refresh or refine existing healthcare knowledge, or improve occupational performance by possessing a better understanding of medical terms.
You will need access to a Microsoft Windows-based computer (running Windows Vista or later) and the Internet in order to complete your program with ICS Canada.
This course discusses word construction and meanings that together characterize medical language. At the end of this course, you'll be able to:
- Identify medical terms and words by their component parts
- Define the body structure and its systems, cavities, planes, and positions
- Explain the importance of medical terminology in healthcare professions
- Define and build the medical terms associated with the body systems
Building Medical Vocabulary
Word Structure and Body Structure
The Integumentary System
The Respiratory System
The Cardiovascular and Hematic Systems
The Digestive System
The Urinary System
The Musculoskeletal System
The Nervous System
The Endocrine System
The Lymphatic System
The Male Reproductive System
The Female Reproductive System
The Sensory System
Medical Reports and Physical Examinations