Strengthen Your Medical Skills - Meridian Tech

Strengthen Your Medical Skills

Meridian’s currently offers several in-person medical courses. We will soon be offering the courses listed below with a hybrid online/in-person option as well that will allow students to schedule a campus appointment to test or for skills demonstration. Our target date to begin offering these is late fall 2020. Please continue to check back at this page. Click on the courses below to register or call us at 405.377.3333.

Medical Math Basics

An introduction into basic math and the emphasis will be how math is utilized in the health field. Modules will cover basic math including fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, conversions, metric system and dosage calculations. Satisfies prerequisite for Practical Nursing.

MTW 7/08-9/09

MTW 08/05-10/07

Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology is designed to develop in the students a working knowledge of the language of medicine. Students acquire word building skills by learning prefixes, suffixes, roots and abbreviations. By relating terms to body systems, students identify proper uses of words in a medical environment. Knowledge of medical terminology enhances students’ ability to successfully secure employment or pursue advanced education in healthcare. Upcoming courses:

MTW 7/08-8/26

MTW 8/05-9/23

Anatomy and Physiology

Anatomy and Physiology for Practical Nursing is the study of the structures and functions of the human body. The areas studied will be an integration of biology and chemistry and will include, but are not limited to: Organization of the Body; Chemical Basis for Life; Cells & Tissues; Integumentary System; Skeletal System; Muscular System; Nervous System; Endocrine System; Blood, Circulatory System; Lymphatic and Immune System; Respiratory System; Digestive System and Metabolism; Urinary System, and Reproductive System. The course may include laboratory experiences. Upcoming courses:

MTW 7/01-9/30

MTW 8/5-11/04

Long Term Care Aide

Nursing assistants and Long Term Care Aides make valuable contributions in providing health care. Nursing assistants are trained to care for people who are ill or need help in caring for themselves. The care given is always under the guidance and supervision of licensed health care providers such as nurses or physicians. The competencies needed to successfully complete the objectives for this course are identified from the skill standards produced by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education’s Testing Division for the Health Certification Project of the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Upcoming courses:

TTh 8/25-11/12

Certified Medication Aide

Bloodborne Pathogens

MAT 

MAT Update

Vital Signs

 

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