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MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY PT 1&2 
PART 1 
PART 2 

This course introduces students to the language of medicine. You will gain an understanding of the way medical terms are formed and how to build medical terms using combining forms, prefixes and suffixes. In addition you will learn the structure, function and basic anatomy of various body systems and about the diagnostic, procedural, laboratory, pathological, surgical and pharmacological terms and abbreviations associated with each body system. 
This course is a continuation of Medical Terms Part I which is an introduction to the language of medicine. You will continue to learn about the structure, function and basic anatomy of various body systems and about the diagnostic, procedural, laboratory, pathological, surgical and pharmacological terms and abbreviations associated with each body system. 

Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to:
 Identify and define the fourword parts used to build medical terms
 Pluralize medical terms
 Name the parts of each body system covered in this course and discuss their function
 Define combining forms used in building words that relate to each body system
 Identify the meaning of related abbreviations
 Name the common diagnoses, laboratory tests, and clinical procedures used in treating each body system
 Define the major pathological conditions, surgical terms, and pharmacological agents related to each body system

Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to:
 Name the parts of each body system covered in this course and discuss their function
 Define combining forms used in building words that relate to each body system
 Identify the meaning of related abbreviations
 Name the common diagnoses, laboratory tests, and clinical procedures used in treating each body system
 Define the major pathological conditions, surgical terms, and pharmacological agents related to each body system


Lesson 1  Learning Terminology
This lesson covers the following topics:
 Components
 Word Roots
 Prefixes
 Suffixes
 Defining Words
 Pluralizing Terms
 Spelling and Pronunciation
 The Medical Record
 Types of Surgery
 Abbreviations
 Pronunciation
Lesson 2  Body Structure
This lesson covers the following topics:
 Cells
 Tissues
 Organs
 Anatomical Positions
 Directional Terms
 Body Planes
 Body Cavities
 Abdominal Quadrants
 Combining Forms
 Pronunciation
Lesson 3 – The Integumentary System
This lesson covers the following topics:
 Skin
 The Epidermis
 Dermis/Hypodermis
 Hair
 Nails
 Glands
 Combining Forms
 DPL Terms
 Pathological Terms
 Surgical Terms
 Word Building
 Pronunciation
Lesson 4  The Musculoskeletal System
This lesson covers the following topics:
 Bones
 Bone Classification
 Bone Anatomy
 Axial Skeleton
 Appendicular Skeleton
 Joints
 Muscles
 DPL Terms
 Pathological Terms
 Surgical Terms
 Pharmacological Terms
 Pronunciation
Lesson 5  The Cardiovascular System
This lesson covers the following topics:
 The Heart
 Circulatory Pathways
 Blood Pressure
 The Electrical System
 Fetal Circulation
 Medical Terms
 DPL Terms
 Pathological Terms
 Surgical Terms
 Pharmacological Terms
 Pronunciation
Lesson 6 The Respiratory System
This lesson covers the following topics:
 Mechanics of Ventilation
 Conducting Passages
 Muscles for Breathing
 Terminology
 DPL Terms
 Pathological Terms
 Pharmacological Terms
 Word Building
 Pronunciation
Lesson 7  The Nervous System
This lesson covers the following topics:
 Function
 Nerve Tissue
 CNS
 PNS
 Terminology
 Diagnostic Terms
 Pathological Terms
 Surgical Terms
 Pharmacological Terms
 Pronunciation
Lesson 8 – The Urinary System
This lesson covers the following topics:
 Kidneys
 Ureters
 Bladder
 Urethra
 Terminology
 DPL Terms
 Pathological Terms
 Surgical Terms
 Pharmacological Terms
 Pronunciation

Lesson 1 – The Female Reproductive System
This lesson covers the following topics:
· Structure and Function
· Reproductive Organs
· Ovulation, Menstruation, and Hormones
· The Breasts
· Fertilization
· Terminology
· DPL Terms
· Pathological Terms
· Surgical Terms
· Pharmacological Terms
· Pronunciation
Lesson 2 – The Male Reproductive System
This lesson covers the following topics:
· Structure and Function
· DPL Terms
· Pathological Terms
· Surgical Terms
· Pharmacological Terms
· Terminology
· Pronunciation
Lesson 3 – Blood, Lymphatic and Immune System
This lesson covers the following topics:
· Blood
· Lymphatic and Immune System
· Organs and Structures
· The Immune Process
· Terminology
· DPL Terms
· Pathological Terms
· Surgical Terms
· Pharmacological Terms
· Pronunciation
Lesson 4 – The Digestive System
This lesson covers the following topics:
· Function
· General Structure
· Regions
· Terminology
· DPL Terms
· Pathological Terms
· Surgical Terms
· Pharmacological Terms
· Pronunciation
Lesson 5  The Endocrine System
This lesson covers the following topics:
· Glands and Hormones
· Pituitary Gland
· Pineal Gland
· Thyroid Gland
· Adrenal Gland
· Pancreas
· Gonads
· Other Endocrine Glands
· Terminology
· DPL Terms
· Pathological Terms
· Surgical Terms
· Pharmacological Terms
· Pronunciation
Lesson 6 Ears, Nose, Throat, Eyes, and the Sensory System
This lesson covers the following topics:
· Gustation
· Olfactory
· Auditory
· Somatic Sensation
· Vision
· Terminology
· DPL Terms
· Pathological Terms
· Pharmacological Terms
. Pronunciation 



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