Common medical terminology is a critical part of the language used by health care practitioners. It is essentially a vocabulary that requires a uniform pronunciation, definition, and spelling of terms used by professionals. Individuals with medical terminology training are capable of analyzing and interpreting medical reports related to specific body systems.
After successful completion of this program the student will be able to:
- Identify medical terms and words by their component parts
- Define the body structure and its systems, cavities, planes, and positions
- Explain the importance of medical terminology in healthcare professions
- Define and build the medical terms associated with the body systems