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Medical Terminology Specialization

Develop your skills in medical terminology. Identify word parts (prefixes, suffixes, and roots) and abbreviations commonly used in the medical field, read and understand health records, and identify terms associated with all 10 major organ systems.
This specialization is intended for anybody that is interested in developing skills in medical language or preparing for further studies in the medical field. Learners will be able to identify common prefixes, suffixes, roots and abbreviations so they can recognize most medical terms used by medical professionals. Learners will also have an understanding of the structure of an electronic health record and extract vital information from it. Moreover, learners will gain basic knowledge of the anatomy and diagnoses related to all 10 main organ systems.

Applied Learning Project
Learners will complete 3 final assessments throughout the specialization to test their skills in medical language through fun activities and real-life examples. They are also given the option to present their skills in communicating within a medical setting.

Course Information

Estimated Time: Approximately 3 months to complete Suggested pace of 4 hours/week

Difficulty: Beginner

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Course Information

Estimated Time: Approximately 3 months to complete Suggested pace of 4 hours/week

Difficulty: Beginner