Medical Terminology

Course Code: MED 101C
Tuition (CAD): $140.00
Duration: Home Study
Location: continuous (Home Study)
Teacher: Home Study
Class Time: Home Study


  • A companion CD reinforces learning with fun, interactive exercises, including medical reports and Hear It/Spell It exercises.
  • Two audio CDs let you listen to correct pronunciations of medical terms and encourage you to pronounce each term aloud.
  • A flexible, body systems organization lets you go through the material in any order after completing the orientation chapters, making it easy to coordinate your study with other courses such as anatomy and physiology.
  • The programmed learning approach presents content in small blocks called 'frames' that allow you to learn the content and get immediate feedback on your progress before proceeding.
  • Diverse learning styles are accommodated by a wide variety of exercises -- labeling diagrams, writing terms, choosing pronunciation accents, recognizing misspelled terms, matching word parts, interpreting terms within health reports, and categorizing terms.
  • Unique! A conversational writing style makes the book more readable and enjoyable.
  • Unique! Thorough explanations of terms help you understand and remember the material by presenting terminology in a medical context.
  • A consistent format to body systems chapters uses categories to simplify the learning of terms, with each chapter including function; structure; diseases, disorders, and diagnostic terms; and surgical and therapeutic interventions.
  • Healthcare reports and case studies allow you to apply your knowledge to real-life situations.
  • A review of anatomy and physiology at the beginning of each body systems chapter provides a context for understanding the medical terminology.
  • Drug information is integrated into the body systems chapters, with detailed information on specific drugs on CD.
  • Caution boxes alert you to confusing terms.
  • Spanish translations of key terms are listed in each chapter to help you communicate with Hispanic patients; glossaries are included in the appendix.
  • Comprehensive end-of-chapter reviews correspond to the learning objectives at the beginning of the chapter.
  • A bookmark includes a quick-reference guide to pronouncing terms plus a list of pronunciation symbols.
  • A companion Evolve website includes study tips, electronic flashcards, Body Spectrum coloring pages, an English/Spanish glossary, learning activities that include Spanish term exercises, updates, and links to related sites.


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