What Will I Learn

You will have the opportunity to learn to

Identify the origins of medical language and the four word parts and combining form

Use word parts to build, translate, and spell medical terms

Define, pronounce, and spell medical terms of the integumentary, respiratory, urinary, reproductive, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine systems and the eye and ear.

Define, pronounce, and spell body structure, oncology, directional, positions, color, and imaging medical terms.

Identify abbreviations and plural endings

Identifying medical terms as signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests surgical procedures medical specialties

Reading and writing medical terms in clinical statements, case studies and medical records.

Extra: To assist with choosing a career in health care, a health professions section is included with each lesson along with tips on where you can gather more information about specific fields.