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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Allied Business Schools, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Medical Terminology

Location: 
Various, distance learning format.
Length: 
45 hours.
Dates: 
March 2007 - December 2014.
Learner Outcomes: 
Students will be able to: define and spell common medical terms, abbreviations, and acronyms including those related to organs and tissues of the body and pathological conditions and diseases, divide medical terms into component parts and identify common suffixes and prefixes, summarize the body systems, their functions, cavities, and major organs within each, identify planes and directional terms of the body and the divisions of the spinal column, compare medical specialists and their specialties and explain the training process for physicians, apply medical terms used in case reports to real-life situations, summarize and explain laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, and treatment modalities.
Instruction: 
This course orients students to the accurate uses, definitions, spelling and pronunciations of medical terms used in the healthcare field through various methods including: reading assignments, lesson exercises, module quizzes and a final exam.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division associate/baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Allied Health (3/12).

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