SIMPLE MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 101

Simple Medical Terminology 101 is a Self Study, short course, 40 hours of study of prefixes, suffixes , root words, abbreviations. The modules are set up as body system approach and the focus is on words , abbreviations and diagnostic tests for the individual system. Taking this course online allows flexibility of your time schedule. Internet access is required. Quizzes are submitted via google forms and your score will be returned immediately. The fee for this course is $200.

 
INTRODUCTION To:
Simple Medical Terminology 101
INSTRUCTORS
Glenda Lavigne – Lead Instructor
education@mountsj.ca
 
OFFICE
Office Hours:
Office Phone:
Office Location:

Monday – Friday – 8am – 4pm
(506) 778-6550 X 6558
3rd Floor Education Dept.
DELIVERY FACILITY
Mount Saint Joseph
DELIVERY MODE
Online – $200
GRADING PASS MARK
70%
DESCRIPTION
Using the correct medical terminology is essential in the health care field. In this course students will learn the basic lanmage used in medicine.
COURSE OUTCOME
Effectively provide basic and component word translation in medicine within the context of how the body works.
COMPETENCIES
Competencies:
  • Define prefixes, roots and suffixes
  • Ability to define and use medical terms appropriately
  • Describe the body systems using correct medical terms.
  • Identify and divide medical terms into component parts
  • Interpret medical words used in context
  • Recall newly gained knowledge for practical application
  • Recall the meanings of abbreviations
Essential Skills                             •
Participation in the learning activities related to this course will reinforce the development of essential skills such as the following:
  1. Communicate

    1.1 Write, speak and share information using a variety of media so others understand (e.g., face-to-face, telephone, e-mail, computer applications)

    1.2 Read, listen, and comprehend information presented in a variety of forms (e.g., words, graphs, charts, diagrams, voice, sound)

  2. Use Technology
    2.1.
    Be aware of information needs of an organization

ACTIVITIES/ASSESSMENTS

 

WEIGHT
(%)
Quiz (100%)
There will be several quizzes to evaluate learning of theory covered
100%