"Medical Terminology"

ABOUT THIS LESSON: Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology

Lesson 15 of 17. This module is simple enough for the youngest but made with the older students in mind – giving them a brief introduction to the most common medical terminology. We briefly cover the Greek and Latin origin of most medical words as well as their definitions. This is not the most exciting module, but a must see for those looking at healthcare as a trade.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:   Aaron Messina

     I am a Paramedic with 11 years of experience providing emergency medical care. I have worked in various counties providing treatment and transport of the sick and injured. During this time, I also worked in the collections and processing of blood and blood products for a major hospital. I have worked in the emergency department of a local hospital as a technician, directly assisting doctors and nurses in that setting. I have been a CPR instructor for 3 years and recently became a state certified EMS instructor. Currently, I am also working as a wildland fire line medic and obtaining my certifications in critical care transport and flight medicine. I am a father of two daughters, who I educate with the help of my beautiful wife. Thank you for giving your children access to this material and I hope they enjoy learning it as much as I enjoy teaching it.