Corexcel’s medical terminology course online (accredited) lays the foundation for language used throughout the healthcare industry. This online, self-paced course introduces medical terms by focusing on root words and medical prefixes and suffixes. You will learn medical terminology through a unique combination of terms related to body systems, word building principles, and phonetic "sounds like" pronunciations. The course is perfect for non-medical professionals who want to learn medical terminology to pursue a field in the healthcare or pharmaceutical industries.
If you would like to present the medical terminology online course (self-paced) to a college or university, you can get a detailed outline and course objectives by clicking here.
The Online Medical Terminology class modules include:
While Corexcel cannot guarantee that a college or university will accept this course for credit, some may after they evaluate the course content. Typically the school will request a description of the course, course outline and objectives to determine if it will be accepted. You can download a printable course outline that you can present to your school.
The course is contained completely online which means you don't have to travel to a testing location to take exams. Complete all coursework and tests from any computer with an Internet connection.
No the tests are not timed. However, you will automatically be logged out of the course if there is 15 minutes of inactivity. If the test does time out or if you get interrupted and have to return to the exam at a later time, you will have the option to resume where you left off or start the exam over entirely. You can also bookmark your location and come back to finish a test at a later time.
This course is self-paced and several factors determine how long the course will take to complete. Some of the factors include your connection speed, how fast you read, how familiar you are with medical terms and your determination to finish the course. This course is accredited for 9.5 CEUs which is the equivalent of 95 hours. An average student will take 95 hours to read every page, complete every practice exercise, complete every practice test, listen to every sound file and play every game in it's entirety. Most students do not feel the need to complete every exercise, game and practice test. Some students have completed this course in 3 days while others have taken the full year.
Add Medical Terminology textbooks to your order:
After registering for Medical Terminology you will receive an email copy of your receipt and a separate login email. - Add/Drop Policy
The textbook and medical dictionary are optional. Everything needed to complete the course is included with your registration fee. An electronic version of the textbook is included in the course. Additional shipping charges apply for purchase options that include books. Charges are calculated after adding this item to the shopping cart.
If you have a group to train or have additional questions call our offices at 1-302-477-9730 between 9:00 and 5:30 EST. If you prefer email, send your request through our contact form. One of our representatives will be glad to answer your Medical Terminology course questions.