ERIC Number: ED424433
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Jan-30
Introduction to Medical Terminology for Claretian Medical Center Worker Education Program of Northeastern Illinois University's Chicago Teachers' Center in Partnership with the Union of Needletrades, Industrial, Textile Employers (UNITE).
Essex Community Coll., MD.
This manual consists of glossaries and descriptions of medical terminology for use in a workplace literacy program for hospital workers. The sections are as follows: hospital patient care areas; hospital departments; medical specialists; word elements (root, prefix, suffix, combining vowel, compound word); surgical procedures; diseases and conditions; colors; medical instruments and machines; number prefixes; frequency of treatment and medications; military time; reading a prescription; regions and directions in the body; introduction to body systems; skeletal system; muscular system; integumentary system; nervous system; respiratory system; circulatory system; digestive system; excretory system; endocrine system; reproductive system; genetics; metric system; common medical abbreviations; medical and chemical symbols; and additional vocabulary. Diagrams of anatomical systems are provided for students to label with appropriate body parts. (SK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Essex Community Coll., MD.