Introduction to Medical Terminology (CM1020)
Author(s): Claudia Moore RN, QPCM, CCM
Pre-Approved for: CA BRN, CE Broker Provider, CLCP, Delaware BON, RNs
Credit Hours: 2
This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.
This course presents a basic introduction to medical terminology. We will discuss the three word parts of a medical term and provide useful examples.
- Describe the three word parts of a medical term and employ useful examples of each.
- Explain the use of a combining vowel and provide two examples of a combining form.
- Stems, Prefixes, and Suffixes
- Basic Components of Medical Terms
STEMS Pertaining to the Musculoskeletal System
STEMS Pertaining to the Integumentary System
STEMS Pertaining to the Respiratory System
STEMS Pertaining to the Digestive System
STEMS Pertaining to the Accessory Organs of Digestion
STEMS Pertaining to the Cardiovascular System
STEMS Pertaining to the Hematopoietic and Lymphatic Systems
STEMS Pertaining to the Endocrine System
STEMS Pertaining to the Nervous System and Psychiatric Disorders
STEMS Pertaining to the Genitourinary System
STEMS Pertaining to Gynecology and Obstetrics
STEMS Pertaining to the Sensory Organs
PREFIXES Pertaining to Location
PREFIXES Pertaining to Time
PREFIXES Pertaining to Negation
PREFIXES Pertaining to Amount or Comparison
PREFIXES Pertaining to Color
PREFIXES Pertaining to Size and Position
PREFIXES Pertaining to Miscellaneous Items
- SUFFIXES - General Information and Diseases
SUFFIXES Pertaining to Diagnosis
SUFFIXES Pertaining to Operative Procedures
SUFFIXES Pertaining to Symptoms