Enroll in Applied Medical Terminology with Dolphin STEM Academy
This one-semester course is intended to help you familiarize yourself with the medical
terminology related to the human body systems. This course has 14 lessons organized into
three units, plus three Unit Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities.
This course will cover the structure of the human body systems and their functions. It will also
include medical terminology related to diseases, disorders, medical procedures, and treatment
for each body system.
You will submit the Unit Activity documents to your teacher, and you will grade your work in the
Lesson Activities by comparing them with given sample responses. The Unit Activities
(submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are the major components of
this course. There are other assessment components, namely the mastery test questions that
feature along with the lesson; the pre- and post-test questions that come at the beginning and
end of the unit, respectively; and an end-of-semester test. All of these tests are a combination of
simple multiple-choice questions and technology enhanced (TE) questions.
This course will help you meet the following goals:
Explore the history of medical terminology and identify the components of medical terms.
Identify medical abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols.
Understand the body structure.
Identify the human body planes and cavities.
Discuss the directional terminology used to describe the positions of various structures.
Understand the structure and functions of the human body systems.
Identify the medical terminology related to diseases and disorders for each body system.
Identify the medical terminology related to medical procedures and treatment for each body system.
Explore health science specializations related to each body system.