Medicine has a very distinct and highly specialized language. It is necessary for any student wishing to pursue a successful career in the medical field needs to acquire a comprehension in this system of communication, including Allied Healthcare professionals. Students of the Medical Terminology course will receive thorough instruction in developing fluency with medical terms. Medical vocabulary will be taught with specific emphasis on root (or stem words), prefixes, suffixes and abbreviations. By the end of this course students will be expected to have a basic comprehension of medical terms and be able to communicate accurately to their peers in the field.
For successful completion of this course, it is recommended that students are familiar with Biology I or its equivalent.
Upcoming Term Schedule
- 21/HPMY: Monday, May 24th
- 21/HPAU: Monday, August 16th
How This Course Work
Courses are completely online: lectures, discussion boards, and even group projects.
You’ll be able to view course materials a full week before the class starts.
Once courses begin, assignments are due each week.
Need help or have questions? In addition to instructor access, every student receives support from an advisor.