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Understanding CVAs

Course Syllabus

A review of medical terminology for caregivers and why using it is beneficial to the team.


Discuss the benefits of using medical terminology.
Name at least one basic rule of medical terminology.
Define at least three medical terms from each of the following body areas:1) the eyes, ears, and nose2) the heart, lungs, and blood vessels3) the skin, muscle, and bones4) the digestive system5) the urinary system6) the reproductive systemDemonstrate knowledge of medical terminology in communication with co-workers and written documentation.

Audio: No
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.

Course Additional Information

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    Course Code: ITK1040230

    Available in PDF: Yes

    State Code: FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-481155; CDPH Approval: NAC# 7036; WA DSHS CE Code: CO1731612