Medical terminology is a specialized language used in the healthcare industry. It has its own vocabulary, just like a foreign language. If you are working in the healthcare industry, whether that is nursing, medical assisting, coding, scribing, etc., you will need a good understanding of medical terminology.
In this 4-week, self-paced, mentor-supported online course, you will study the symbols and abbreviations used in medical terminology and learn how word parts, such as roots, suffixes, and prefixes, act as the building blocks of medical terms. This course will equip you to pursue opportunities in healthcare, such as pharmacy, physician assistant studies, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and optometry. It will provide the fundamental knowledge essential to your future career.