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Important: The Medical Terminology course FPM-40172 has been updated to FPM-40632. To enroll in this course please click on the link below:

Medical Terminology: An Anatomy and Physiology Approach course. (FPM-40632). NEW webpage link: https://extension.ucsd.edu/courses-and-programs/medical-terminology-an-anatomy-and-physiology-approach

A basic overview of medical terminology is essential to many fields within healthcare-related industries. Using an anatomy and physiology systems approach, this textbook-based course reviews common terms associated with healthcare delivery and medical record-keeping, as well as medical research and development. Upon completion, students are better prepared to work in healthcare or biomedical environments. Students complete the course within the 4 week section in which they are enrolled.

Other Credits : BRN: 8 CE hours.

  • NOTE  Book required. Prerequisite for Professional Certificate in Clinical Trials Design and Management; may be waived (if you can read a medical chart, you do not need this course). Required for these additional certificate programs: Lactation Consultant; Medical Writing; and Medical Coding.

  • COURSE NUMBER  FPM-40172
  • CREDIT  1.00 unit(s)


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