Skeletal terminology

Skeletal terminology

Skeletal Medical terminology builds on the Overview to Medical Terminology course and furthers learners’ knowledge of medical terms by focusing on the skeletal system. On the course users will learn how to break down any skeletal-related word to discover its meaning. Indeed, one of the most fun features on this on line course is the 'build your own terms exercise' which allows users to play with skeletal medical terminology.

We recommend you complete An Overview to Medical Terminology before completing this course, however, this is not a necessary prerequisite.

This Skeletal Medical terminology course has been developed for those who engage in day to day activities that require a basic understanding of medical terms, suxh as non-clinical staff in primary care.

Skeletal Medical terminology will enable learners to:

  • Develop effective ways to remember medical terms
  • Understand how to break medical terms into roots, prefixes and suffixes; and
  • Understand medical terms and abbreviations specific to the skeletal system

This online course have been developed by specialist instructional designers who have reimagined the content to create an interactive medical terminology course with knowledge based challenges, games and quizzes throughout to enhance the learning experience. This Skeletal Medical Terminology course allows each individual to tackle the subject at their own pace, with interactive tasks being set in place to ensure a thorough understanding throughout the module.

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