Have you always wanted to start a career in healthcare?Did you know that healthcare is one of the largest businesses in the United States, accounting for 17.1% of the GDP, or 2.87 trillion dollars?In nursing alone, it is estimated that there will be a need for 1.05 million nurses by 2022?The average yearly salary for a nurse is $68,900 per year?!Do you want to create apps and Electronic Healthcare Records (EHR) programs?Healthcare spent $3.8 billion in 2015 for EHR alone!There is now a renaissance in creating medical programs – it is estimated that healthcare is at least 10 years behind in all other industries in using electronic dataLearning how to understand and speak medical terminology is a fundamental first step for entering the world of healthcare.What you will learn in this courseFundamentals of how to use medical prefixes, suffixes and root wordsAnatomical directionsCommon medical abbreviationsHow to read and write a prescriptionA brief overview of human anatomy, diseases and treatmentsHow is this course different?You will learn by immersion – not by memorizing rules! By listening to over 4 hours of basic anatomy, diseases and treatment you will learn how medical terminology, the language of healthcare, is used in conversation and how it is pronounced by an experienced speaker.Who is the target audience?This is a beginner level course, only needing a desire to learnFor healthcare students needing supplemental material to help them in classFor aspiring healthcare programmers, wanting to understand the vocabulary of healthcareFor medical transcriptionists who want to hear how a native English speaker pronounces commonly used words in medical terminology.Who is the instructor?John has over 20 years experience working in healthcare, both as a nurse and as a nurse practitionerHe has experience in many different specialties, including cardiology, pulmonology, critical care medicine, hospitalist and office medicineHe is a native US English speaker with a clear Midwestern accent