To work in healthcare, knowing medical terminology and having the ability to communicate with physicians, dentists, and other medical professionals is a must. Learning medical terminology will open the door to many job opportunities in the healthcare field. Students in this course will receive thorough instruction in developing fluency with medical terms covering the different body systems, body orientation, diseases, and medical treatments. By the end of this course, you will be familiar with word components for quick mastery of countless medical terms and be able to communicate effectively with peers in the field.
Required book: The Language of Medicine by Davi-Ellen Chabner, 10th, 11th, or 12th edition. Physical book or .pdf version.