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Medical Terminology Certificate of Completion - Online

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Contemplating a career in a health-related profession? Basic knowledge of medical terminology is an important foundation for any healthcare employee. Gain the comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology that you require to work effectively in many health and human service fields.

Program Notes
All assessments are done online. An instructor is available via e-mail and phone for questions.

Technical Requirements
It is important  to be aware of the technical requirements for using the Blackboard online learning platform prior to registering for any of the following courses. Please refer to the following link for more information: Blackboard System Requirements

Program Requirements
Please log in to your Blackboard course on the official course start date and refer to your Course Outline for assignment details.

Course Expectations
The listed course hours indicate the estimated time for students to review the online learning units. The actual time spent completing assignments will vary depending on each student’s particular learning style and level of study skills.

Textbook: Understanding Medical Terminology, approx. $39+GST at the BookStore. Textbook used in all courses.

Earning Your Certificate of Completion
Complete the 3 required courses (57 hours). All courses are offered every semester.

Career Outlook
Knowledge of medical terminology is valuable in a wide range of health-related professions.

Required Courses 

Understanding Medical Terminology
Explore the origins, philosophy and rationale behind anatomical terms. By discovering the prefixes, suffixes, combining vowels and word roots from which most medical terms are derived, you can decipher new terms correctly. No experience required.
Instructor: Kalyani Premkumar, PhD

Subject code: XMED 1000116 Hours. Fee: $299
CRN 50085OnlineApr. 28-May 30
CRN 70281OnlineJul. 14-Aug. 15

Medical Terminology and Body Systems
Increase your general knowledge of medical terminology to individual body systems. Medical terms, diseases, tests, treatments, and procedures specific to individual body systems are introduced using the unique capabilities of multimedia.
Instructor: Kalyani Premkumar, PhD
Prerequisite: Understanding Medical Terminology

Subject code: XMED 1000225 Hours. Fee: $399
CRN 30208OnlineMar. 10-Apr. 17
CRN 50086OnlineJun. 2-Jul. 11

Advanced Medical Terminology
This advanced medical terminology online course focuses on accurate spelling and pronunciation of medical words, as well as identification and uses of abbreviations, symbols, pharmacological and medical terms for recording patient care.
Instructor: Kalyani Premkumar, PhD
Prerequisites: Understanding Medical Terminology; Medical Terminology and Body Systems.

Subject code: XMED 1000316 Hours. Fee: $299
CRN 30384OnlineMar. 24-Apr. 25
CRN 50087OnlineApr. 28-May 30
CRN 70282OnlineJul. 14-Aug. 15

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