Medical Terminology (RXMTB)
(08/21/2017-12/12/2017)

Course Memo

Course Description: • Will introduce the student to the language of medicine and an understanding of how complex medical terms are formed. Will build and develop a student’s medical vocabulary so they are better able to communicate with healthcare professionals. • Not a certification course. Prerequisites: • None Pertinent Information: • Books included in tuition. • There is a lot of information that is covered at a very fast pace. Students must be prepared to study outside of class to ensure their success. • Flash cards, transparencies, and word games will be utilized to assist the student’s recall and learning process. • Students receive a set of 128 flash cards and a student practice disk with the purchase of their book. • This course is an excellent preparation course for pre-med students, medical secretaries, medical transcriptionists, etc. • Satisfies the Medical Terminology prerequisite for the Practical Nursing and Radiologic Technologist programs at Meridian Technology Center. • Satisfies the Medical Terminology prerequisite for the Practical Nursing and Radiologic Technology programs at Meridian Technology Center. Course Content: • Structure of the Human Body • The Skeletal System • The Muscular System • The Cardiovascular System • The Lymphatic and Immune Systems • The Respiratory System • The Digestive System • The Urinary System • The Nervous System • Special Senses: Eyes and Ears • The Integumentary System • The Endocrine System • The Reproductive Systems • Diagnostic & Imaging Procedures • General Medical Terminology For more information, please call the Health Occupations desk at (405) 377-3333 ext. 209 or 211 (Health, Nursing, Rad-Tech) To view other short-term classes go to https://sis.meridiantech.edu/CE_Intro2.cfm