Introduction to Medical Terminology

Introduction to Medical Terminology

Author: Mindy Wray

This first lesson is to introduce the student to the "foreign" language of medical terminology.  At the end of this lesson, the student will be able to identify the reasons for being able to accurately use medical terminology.

Students will understand the need to accurately read, write, hear and speak in medical terms when conversing with patients, doctors and  their colleagues.

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Medical Terminology - Introduction