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)