1. Word roots, prefixes, and suffixes: Students will learn the building blocks of medical terminology and how they combine to form words.
2. Body systems and medical terms: The course will cover the major body systems, including the cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and musculoskeletal systems, among others. Students will learn the related medical terms and their significance.
3. Medical abbreviations and symbols: Students will become familiar with common medical abbreviations and symbols used in healthcare documentation.
4. Disease processes and treatments: The course will introduce students to various diseases, their causes, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment options. Students will understand how medical terms relate to specific diseases and treatments.
5. Medical documentation and communication: The course may emphasize the importance of accurate medical documentation and effective communication among healthcare professionals.