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Online Medical Terminology Course
George H. Kelley, CPC AMBA CEU approved

‘Disorders & Diseases’  Interactive Online Course


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About this Disorders and Diseases Online Medical Terminology Course

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Requirement: Successful completion of the preceding ‘Anatomy & Physiology’ course.

We are online, interactive, and self-contained. No download and no installation are required. Just register and go. Pages are especially designed to reduce eye strain and increase readability. When an incorrect answer is given, all choices show up immediately with the correct answer and the incorrect ones are explained. Phonic sound-it-out pronunciations are standard. A rapid Search routine for words/phrases from throughout the entire textbook becomes an instant dictionary and glossary/reference. A Readiness Meter indicates when ready for the Final/Exam. Print and frame your Certificate of Accomplishments after successful completion. Everything needed to learn is included for this course.

This “Human Diseases and Disorders” course earns 3 CE units from the AMBA upon successful completion.

Topics
Cancer and Neoplasms  Circulatory Systems
Endocrine System  Gastrointestinal System
Skin: Integumentary System  Lymphatic and Immune systems
Muscular Systems  Nervous Systems
Reproductive System  Respiratory System
Sensory Systems  Skeletal Systems
Urinary System  Bonus: Food Poisoning

Beginning students take Medical Terms Basic Course and Anatomy and Physiology Terms first.

The term ‘Disorder’ relates to the disturbance of function, structure, or both, of an organ or organism.  Words and phrases are precisely defined and proper pronunciation is provided.

Terms for ‘Disease’ describe an abnormal condition of the body or mind that causes discomfort, dysfunction or distress to the person afflicted, or to those in contact with the person.

Pathology is the study of diseases.  Disease, therefore, applies to terms for a pathologic condition of the body in response to alteration in the normal body harmony, and may be the direct result of trauma, physical agents, and poisons, or the indirect result of genetic anomalies and metabolic and nutritional disturbances.

Disease is a broad term that may be applied to injuries, disabilities, syndromes, infections, symptoms, deviant behaviors, and atypical variations of structure and function.  There is a difference between illness and disease.  Illness is a term that describes the condition of a person who is experiencing a disease.  A disease, on the other hand, is known by its medical classification and distinguishing features.

It is important to note that some diseases have no known cause.  The term idiopathic is used to describe such diseases.  Sometimes, treatment and its effects in patients cause some diseases.  The term iatrogenic is used to describe such diseases.  This can be seen in the treatment of some cancers, where chemotherapy drugs may cause severe anemia, or when hepatitis develops as a result of a blood transfusion.

These important subjects are by their nature, exceedingly detailed and complex.  In the course, the information is presented in terms that facilitate understanding and comprehension.

The course begins with the important topic of Neoplasms and Cancer with terms and content pertaining to the diagnosis, classification and treatment of neoplasms and cancer.

Healthcare students and technologists in areas such as nursing, medical assisting, dental hygiene, paramedics, physical therapy, radiology technicians as well as medical transcription–, medical records–, medical coding and billing specialists all benefit from taking this course.

The medical terms course price includes everything needed to master the challenge of medical terminology.  Approved for 3 CEU by the AMBA.

Print the fillable AMBA CEU Submission Form  here.

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This course is all-inclusive.  No extra lab fees, no textbook required, no travel expenses.  A dictionary is optional.  With the College Tutor you are ready to start learning a few minutes after ordering.  Being proficient with medical terms used in the medical profession is a prerequisite for those steady, good-paying jobs.

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