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APS-100 Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology is an introductory course intended to familiarize students with everyday medical terminology used by healthcare and medical professionals. It is structured to provide students with the entry-level knowledge needed to advance into various careers in the medical field. The courses emphasizes word parts, word structure, word analysis, and pronunciation of terms. Terms relating to diseases, disorders, diagnostic, and surgical procedures of the organ systems of the body are covered. Specific medical words and word parts will be reviewed as they pertain to the musculoskeletal, lymphatic/immune, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, nervous, integumentary, endocrine, vision, hearing, and reproductive systems. Students do not require a medical background prior to enrolling.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (APS-100-OL):
Mar 2021,  May 2021,  Jul 2021,  Sep 2021,  Nov 2021
TECEP® Examination (APS-100-TE):
Mar 2021,  Apr 2021,  May 2021,  Jun 2021,  Jul 2021,  Aug 2021,  Sep 2021,  Oct 2021,  Nov 2021,  Dec 2021

Credits: 1

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