Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology Classes for Your Employees

An understanding of medical terminology is vital for most healthcare jobs. Through Penn Foster’s online Medical Terminology Certificate, your workers can build essential knowledge that can improve their on-the-job performance and quality of care for patients.

  • Employees will build basic understanding of common medical terminology.
  • Includes wraparound learner support and access to instructors and coaches, ensuring your workers successfully progress through the training and excel on-the-job.
Self Paced
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What Your Learners Will Study 

  1. The fundamentals and building methods of medical terminologies including the essential role of prefixes in writing medical terms and the importance of suffixes.
  2. The medical terms and meanings related to diagnoses, interventions, and body structures.
  3. The medical terms related to the musculoskeletal, circulatory, and respiratory systems.
  4. The medical terms related to the integumentary, nervous, and endocrine systems.

Medical Terminology Curriculum

  • 2 courses
  • 16.3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 10 exams

Our Medical Terminology Certificate Program is designed to help learners build foundational knowledge of the various medical terminologies regularly used in the workplace. Online courses include:

  • The Fundamentals of Medical Terminology
  • Diagnosis, Intervention, and Human Body Terms
  • Musculoskeletal, Circulatory, and Respiratory Systems Terms
  • Digestive, Urinary, and Reproductive System Terms

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How it works

Our Proven Training Model

High-quality, online skills training for your employees

Online Delivery

  • Digital platform allows for studying any time, any where  
  • Content is available via computer, mobile device, or tablet  
  • 24/7 access to online resource library and knowledge base   

Engaging Content

  • Programs include simulations, videos, and virtual demos   
  • Varied learning methods help cement application of concepts 
  • Real-time feedback enables efficient mastery of material 

Robust Support

  • Self-service tools and unlimited multi-channel support 
  • Live and recorded webinars hosted by our faculty 
  • Access to peer-to-peer community of learners  

Real World Credentials

  • Training programs focus on today’s in-demand job skills  
  • Content developed by professional leaders in the field  
  • Courses align to industry certifications and accreditation 

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