hcs120 | undergraduate

Medical Terminology For Health Care Professionals

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This course offers students engagement and interaction with the dynamic language of health care. Through comprehensive discussions and activities, students will have the opportunity to be immersed in the words used in health care.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Introduction to Health Care Industry Terminology and Personnel

    • Identify the career spectrum within the health care industry.
    • Identify the terms and abbreviations associated with health care personnel.
    • Describe the importance of medical terminology.

    Health Care Structures and Delivery Systems

    • Identify the framework and roles of health care delivery.
    • Describe health care services and functions.

    Patient Health Data and Technology

    • Identify components of a patient’s health care record.
    • Examine the influence of technology and reform in the health care industry.

    Body Systems

    • Identify the major body systems and their functions.
    • Identify the common conditions and diseases of the major body systems.

    Health Care Compliance and Resources

    • Identify the major regulations and agencies providing oversight to health care.
    • Identify community, state, and federal resources.
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