Medical Terminology for Coding Specialist/Transcriptionist

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Course Description

Are you seeking a career in healthcare? Develop your medical vocabulary, which is essential in understanding information within the medical record. This 45-hour course provides you with the basics: fundamental word structures, prefixes, suffixes, and root words. It further instructs you through each system of the body with each distinct system's terminology, anatomy and physiology. This is crucial for accurate assignment of codes for diagnoses and procedures.

After completing this course, you will be able to:
--Identify and define the word parts most frequently used with the major body systems and specialties.
--Properly spell, define, and pronounce medical terms associated with each body system studied.
--Define unfamiliar medical terms by analyzing the word parts and verifying the definition in a medical dictionary.
--Use the Internet to locate information about specific medical conditions, procedures, and research.
--Identify pathological conditions common to the body systems studied in this course.
--Identify diagnostic and surgical procedures common to the body systems studied in this course.

Dates:August 1 - December 31, 2015   Check for other Dates
Meets:ONLINE - 24/7 access , 1 session(s)
Fee: $140.00

Log-on instructions will be emailed within 2-3 business days of registering. MUST PURCHASE TEXT FROM GREENVILLE TECH BOOKSTORE ONLY: "Comprehensive Medical Terminology" with access key.

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