Medical Terminology

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSE

Now you can study to become a certified healthcare professional at your own pace and within your schedule. The Medical Terminology ONLINE program is offered by Texarkana College in conjunction with Health Ed Today with interactive learning modules, 24/7 mentoring, learning exercises, labs, and a student portal with career resources. To learn about this program and to enroll visit Health Ed Today – Texarkana College. 

Quick Facts

  • Tuition: $499
    Self-paced eLearning course includes six months access, all textbooks, workbooks, and related course material.
  • Register: Visit Health Ed Today – Texarkana College to enroll.
  • Contact: Call 903.823.3384 for more information

The Medical Terminology Course

This course covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Skills for identifying, spelling, and analyzing medical terms
  • Word structure including root words, prefixes, combining forms, and suffixes
  • Review of major medical specialties and associated body systems
  • Introductory, anatomy and physiology and common pathologies
  • Major drug classifications, diagnostic test, and treatment procedures
  • Medical abbreviations and symbols

Detailed Course Topics Covered

  • Basic skills for building and analyzing medical terms
  • The use of word roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes
  • Anatomical terminology
  • Introduction to the major medical specialties
  • Anatomy and physiology of body systems
  • Medical terms aligned to the organs and tissues of the body and their function in health and disease
  • Pronunciation of terms
  • Spelling of terms
  • Practice analyzing, pronouncing, and spelling terms related to anatomy and physiology
  • Practice analyzing, pronouncing, and spelling medical terms containing diagnostic and procedural suffixes
  • Practice deciphering medical terminology as written in case reports
  • Major classes of drugs and associated medical terms
  • Diagnostic tests and procedures organized by body system
  • Medical abbreviations and symbols

These programs include access to an online community with interactive content and robust student services. 

Each course includes:

  • 24/7 instructor support and course mentoring
  • Online healthcare content that supplements each course
  • Student and instructor collaboration
  • Engaging labs, student exercises, course videos and animated simulations
  • Student pre and post assessments and online performance tracking
  • National and state certification opportunities
  • A secure Student Portal which includes: career guidance, resume writing and other career resources
  • Certain programs include clinical externships

Tuition includes all textbooks, workbooks, and related course material. 

How to Enroll

Visit Health Ed Today – Texarkana College. 

Contact

To learn about this program and to enroll visit Health Ed Today – Texarkana College or call 903.823.3384.