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Medical Terminology - An Introduction for Healthcare Workers
Medical terminology is the study of the principles of medical word building to help the student develop the extensive medical vocabulary used in health care occupations. Students receive a thorough grounding in basic medical terminology through a study of root words, prefixes and suffixes. The study focuses on correct pronunciation, spelling and use of medical terms. Anatomy, physiology, and pathology of disease are discussed yet no previous knowledge of these topics is necessary.
- Course materials are included as part of this course.
- Textbook: Medical Terminology: The Best and Most Effective Way to Memorize, Pronounce and Understand Medical Terms: Second Edition, by David Anderson
- Reference Guide: Medical Terminology: The Basics (Quick Study Academic) First Edition by Inc. BarCharts.