Online Medical Terminology Course

Online Medical Terminology Course

Healthcare and medical professions have their own vocabulary, a specialized language that allows for quick and efficient communication between its members while minimizing potential misunderstandings. Whether you are new to the medical profession, or need a refresher class, we have a medical terminology course that will give you the boost you are looking for to further your career! In This course, we will cover the medical language and terminology used by healthcare professionals everywhere. If you’re interested in pursuing a health career and need the ability to communicate with medical professionals, you will find this course a perfect fit by providing you with a solid foundation in medical language.

During this course, you will learn the basic components of medical terminology as it relates to each major body system, as well as the instruments used in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. An analysis of individual word parts such as prefixes, suffixes, and word roots will be provided, and you will learn how to combine words to create meaningful medical conditions and comprehend their definitions. Along with learning body system dynamics, basic medical language, body orientation, health, wellness, and disease terms will be discussed.

Chapter 1 – Terminology Basics
Chapter 2 – Structures of the Body, Movement & Color
Chapter 3 – Integumentary System
Chapter 4 – Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 5 – Cardiovascular System
Chapter 6 – Hematology, Lymphatic and Immune System, and Oncology
Chapter 7 – Respiratory System
Chapter 8 – Nervous System & Behavioral Health
Chapter 9 – Endocrine System
Chapter 10 – Special Senses
Chapter 11 – Digestive System
Chapter 12 – Genitourinary System
Chapter 13 – Reproductive System
Chapter 14 – Obstetrics & Neonatology
Chapter 15 – Pediatrics
Chapter 16 – Pharmacology
Chapter 17 – Diagnostic Data

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  • Learn Completely Online
  • Learn at Your Own Pace
  • Instructor Support Available
  • Start Whenever it is Convenient for you
  • PC Compatible

Our Medical Terminology Course can be taken completely online from the comfort of your own home. Work at your own pace and start when it is most convenient for you. Our online training courses give you the flexibility to advance your knowledge while continuing your work or your studies. Get a head start in medical or science based career by investing in CanScribe’s Medical Terminology online course.

Enroll and start today for only $550


Students are required to obtain the following two books for the course:

1. A medical Dictionary (any one of the following)

  • Stedman’s Medical Dictionary
  • Dorland’s Medical Dictionary
  • Oxford Medical Dictionary

A secondary resource, although not required but highly recommended:

2. ‘The Language of Medicine’ by Davi-Ellen Chabner

Note: Always obtain the latest edition available. These books can be found through a Google Search and on

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