Online Medical Terminology Course III


Medical Terminology Course III: Nervous, Special Senses, Digestive, and Reproductive

In this final course of the Medical Terminology specialization, you will continue to expand your vocabulary as you’re introduced to a host of new roots, terms, and abbreviations that are specific to the four remaining body systems: nervous, special senses, digestive, and reproductive. In addition to watching fun class videos and testing your skills through interactive activities and real-life examples, you will also have the opportunity to present your skills in communicating within a medical setting.

Who should attend:

  • High school students who want to experience a university-level course
  • Pre-medical or pre-nursing students preparing for medicine related courses
  • Healthcare professionals wanting to refresh and improve their knowledge
  • Anyone interested in improving their ability to understand medical documents and advocate for their own or loved ones’ health

What you will be able to do:

  • Identify and define common word parts and terms associated with the nervous, special senses, digestive, and reproductive systems to increase your medical vocabulary;
  • Connect medical terms of the nervous, special senses, digestive, and reproductive systems with the appropriate electronic health record section to relate new knowledge to current healthcare documentation practice;
  • Explain the basic purpose and anatomy of the nervous, special senses, digestive, and reproductive systems.



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Laura S. Kabiri

Dr. Laura Kabiri is a professor at Rice University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Houston before attending Texas Woman’s University to earn her Master of Science, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

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