This is the third and final part of a 3-part series of modules, which make up a short course in medical terminology. This course is based on the Short Course in Medical Terminology written by Dr. William J. Dyche, Professor of Anatomy, Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center. Because these modules build on one another, it is highly recommended that you complete this series in order: Part 1, then Part 2, then Part 3. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Learning objectives: 1. Identify the two major categories of medical terms; 2. Identify the three basic parts of medical terms; 3. Explain the meanings of many of the terms of the circulatory, nervous, digestive, respiratory, urinary, reproductive and musculoskeletal systems; 4. Explain the meanings of many cancer-related terms; 5. Identify the major categories of drugs and what they are used for. Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); 0.75 Scientific (S) PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) will be granted to those certified in the disciplines of: Orthotists, Orthotic Assistants, Orthotic Technicians, Orthotic Fitters, Prosthetists, Prosthetic Assistants, Prosthetic Technicians, Mastectomy Fitters, Pedorthists and Therapeutic Shoe Fitters; 1.0 Category I CPE credits by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. RESNA and NRRTS will accept the credit on any course that is AT-related. For questions concerning if a specific course is approved, please contact RESNA and NRTTS directly.
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