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The Language of Healthcare: Building Your Word Bank in Medical Terminology

This introduction class covers basic word parts used in health science & anatomy, with a focus on building vocabulary and improving pronunciation. Future doctor or nurse? Perfect for high school learners interested in nursing or medicine.
Dr. Sharon Tam
131 total reviews for this teacher
8 reviews for this class
Completed by 24 learners
45 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does an "Ongoing" course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Next on Fri, Jan 6, 2023

Meets Once per week
8:00 โ€“ 8:45 AM
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Class Experience

Classes on the reproductive system will focus on the terms related to anatomy, rather than topics on sexuality, gender issues and sexual health.  All material presented is factual and science-based.
An optional study guide can be downloaded or printed out before class to help the learner follow along in lecture.  Study guides can be completed during class time
A study guide will be made available before class starts. Learners can opt to have this ready before class to help follow along during lecture. Should you choose, the study guide may also be submitted as a graded assignment.
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A completion grade report can be provided upon request.  Updated reports will be issued upon submission of completed study guides.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Images as it relates to surgery and pathology may be graphic in nature.


Dr. Sharon Tam
Lives in the United States
Spark your curiosity!
131 total reviews
144 completed classes

About Me

I grew up in Canada and moved to the US, where my 2 children were born.  I have a daughter in middle school and a son in high school.  As a family, we spend a lot of time travelling between the 2 countries.  We also like to go on nature hikes,...ย 
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