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Course: College of Radiographers CPD Endorsed - General

Module: Basic Medical Terminology

Module Description: Spatial orientation and proper communication is important in medicine and radiology. This module will give you an overview of the anatomical basis of the medical language and prepare you for understanding and effectively using medical terminology. When you are finished with the study of this module you will be able to:

    Define anatomy and the anatomical position
    Use proper anatomical terminology for orientation
    Define planes of section and anatomical views
    Use the proper terms for body movements
    Use abdominal quadrants and regions to properly locate internal organs
    Name the body cavities and define intraperitoneal, extraperitoneal and retroperitoneal
    Use prefixes, roots and suffixes in medical words properly


Author: Dr. Efrain A.. Miranda
About the author: Dr. Efrain Miranda is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Clinical Anatomy Associates Inc, specializing in Human Clinical Anatomy and Surgery. Dr. Miranda is Assistant Professor of Human Clinical Anatomy at the Cell Biology, Neuroanatomy and Anatomy Department of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is a volunteer faculty member for the Biology Department of the College of Mount Saint Joseph, Cincinnati, OH. Dr. Miranda is an Active Member of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists, and the Human Anatomy and Physiology Association (US). Dr. Miranda is an instructor of Human Neuroanatomy at the University of Chile College of Medicine. He has held several positions of increasing responsibility including Director of Marketing and member of the Management Board of Johnson & Johnson in Chile, and Associate Director of Medical Education at the Endo-Surgery Institute for the development of Minimally Invasive Surgery. Dr. Miranda has written several chapters for Minimally Invasive Surgery books and has been invited to speak at international surgical meetings.
Sponsor and/or Accreditation: American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Credits: 1.00
Price: $20.00
Module Expiration Date:
12/17/2019: 12:00 AM(Eastern Time)
Study Days Available:
6 months



Sponsor and/or Accreditation: International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists
Credits: 1.00
Price: $20.00
Module Expiration Date:
12/17/2019: 12:00 AM(Eastern Time)
Study Days Available:
6 months