MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM

The Medical Terminology course provides a high-level of training that acts as both a refresher and preparatory course for students pursuing Medical Assisting. This course is aimed at helping learners develop a foundational understanding of medical vocabulary and the terminology of body systems. This course is a hybrid instruction where learning takes place both in a traditional classroom and online classroom instruction. All course materials will be provided in order to support and prepare students for success towards a lifelong rewarding career.
Course Outcome:

Students who successfully complete the course will be eligible for the North Orange County ROP Medical Assistant, Nurse Assistant, and Vocational Nurse Training Programs.

North Orange County ROP’s Medical Terminology course is approved by the California Department of Education and accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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Medical Terminology: Anatomy & Physiology

Course Description:

This course is designed to introduce students to medical vocabulary and the terminology of body systems. The fundamentals of word stems, prefixes, and suffixes used in medicine, as well as anatomical and physiological terms, are taught. Using hybrid instruction, learning takes place through a combination of traditional and online classroom instruction. Students receive direct instruction and complete applied requirements of the course inside the classroom while learning course content outside the classroom via an online learning system. Students should have access to a computer with an operating online browser.

Prerequisites:

Recommended basic computer knowledge including Google and Microsoft programs

Course Outcome:

Medical Terminology: Anatomy & Physiology is a required prerequisite for Medical Assistant Training Program and Vocational Nurse Training Program

IMPORTANT NOTE FROM NOCROP: All courses and facility training partners will follow COVID-19 safety recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the California Governor’s office, California Department of Public Health, and the Orange County Health Care Agency. Recommendations may include, but are not limited to, full COVID-19 vaccination status before participating in onsite clinical training or externships. Please take this into consideration prior to enrolling/registering for classes.

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