Key Course Components

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 pre-health students, high school students, or non-medical who want to learn medical terminology to pursue a field in the healthcare or pharmaceutical industries.

  • High-quality medical & scientific multi-media lectures with embedded audio pronunciations

  • Interactive Flashcards

  • Practice activities & case study videos that emphasize key concepts

  • Interactive games, animations, simulated conversations with virtual patients and more

  • Glossary with audio pronunciations

  • Continuous & immediate feedback

Immersive, Simulation-Based Learning

Gain expert clinical training that is accessible anytime, anywhere.

  • Enhance Your Resume with an Advanced Medical Terminology Certificate (AMTC)

  • Flexible and accessible: Learn at your own pace fully online. Set your own schedule to complete the course in 4-weeks.

  • Continuous feedback and support are provided to each student ensuring learner engagement and success in the program. 1-on-1 mentoring is available to all students through instructor office hours via zoom.

All-Inclusive Pricing

Tuition includes 12-month full access to digital learning materials, textbooks, simulations, and final certificate exam.

No additional costs required after enrollment.

Course available immediately after enrollment.

Senior Course Instructor

Leah Medwig BSN, MSN

Our expert instructor, Leah Medwig, provides continuous support and detailed feedback throughout the course. She promotes student interaction and fosters an engaging community of growth and learning.

Course Syllabus

Includes 16 modules of right-sized content interwoven with interactivity and instant performance feedback.

Module 1

Concepts, Suffixes & Prefixes

Module 2

 Body Structure

Module 3

Disease and Treatment

Module 4

Body Systems: Integumentary

Module 5

Body Systems: Skeletal

Module 6

Body Systems: Muscular

Module 7

Body Systems: Nervous & Mental Health

Module 8

Special Senses: Ears and Eyes

Module 9

Body Systems: Endocrine

Module 10

 Body Systems: Cardiovascular  

Module 11

Body Systems: Blood and Immunity

Module 12

 Body Systems: Respiratory

Module 13

Body Systems: Digestive

Module 14

 Body Systems: Urinary

Module 15

Body Systems: Male Reproductive

Module 16

Body Systems: Female Reproductive

At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Define the meaning of medical terminology word roots, suffixes, and prefixes

  • Recognize and understand basic medical terms

  • Identify and decipher medical abbreviations

  • Spell and pronounce basic medical terminology

  • Analyze unfamiliar terms using the knowledge of word roots, suffixes and prefixes gained in the course