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Medical Terminology Online Training

Medical Terminology Course

Medical Terminology Online Training

Prices and EnrollmentAllied will help you realize your goal of joining the medical field as a trained professional. When you enroll in your medical terminology program, you receive superior course materials and one-on-one educational support to guide you every step of the way. With Allied by your side, you can build the future you’ve always envisioned in medical billing, coding and assisting.


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Get started with a team of professionals by your side. Throughout your medical terminology program, you have access to one-on-one student support through e-mail, phone and fax during regular business hours. Our staff includes a team of employees that are dedicated to the success of all of our students in every Allied course.

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Medical Terminology Online Courses

  • Convenient online medical terminology courses
  • Personalized student support

Lay the groundwork for your future medical career! Allied’s Medical Terminology Courses provide you with knowledge of the medical terminology commonly-used throughout your specific medical field. You will have the ability to recognize and utilize medical terms as a skilled professional.

Note: The Medical Terminology Course is a standalone education option as described below. You will also find this course included as one of multiple courses in other Allied medical programs.

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Medical Terminology Course

Course Overview

Learn to accurately describe the human body and associated conditions, processes and procedures through specific medical terminology. You will get the skills to understand complex medical terms by learning about the different components of words. Reach your goals with convenient online learning.

Medical Terminology orients students to the accurate uses, definitions, spellings, and pronunciations of medical terms used in the healthcare field. Students will analyze terms while learning to divide them into suffixes, prefixes, and combining forms. Emphasis will be placed on relating medical terms to the structural organization of the body. Through practical applications, students will learn to link abnormal conditions and diseases with diagnostic tests and procedures. In addition, students will be introduced to common medical abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols.

The Medical Terminology Course includes:

Course Details

  • Medical Terminology: A Short Course
  • 6 required modules - each module includes overview, objectives and assignments with multiple-choice exam
  • Online final exam - 50 multiple-choice questions; non-proctored; 90-minute time limit

Course Objectives

  1. Define and spell common medical terms, abbreviations, and acronyms, including those related to organs and tissues of the body, and pathological conditions and diseases
  2. Divide medical terms into component parts and identify the common suffixes, prefixes, and combining forms that comprise those terms
  3. Recall the body systems, their functions, the body cavities, and major organs within each cavity
  4. Identify planes and directional terms of the body and the divisions of the spinal column
  5. Distinguish between medical specialists and their specialties, and recall the training process for physicians
  6. Recognize medical terms used in case reports and how to apply them in real-life situations
  7. Recall how to analyze, pronounce, and spell pathologic, diagnostic, and treatment terms related to each of the body systems covered in this module

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Build a Career with Medical Terminology

Prices and EnrollmentOpen the door to a medical career! Knowledge of medical terminology is essential for every career within the medical field. Give yourself an advantage and get the foundation you need to build a successful career. You can enjoy the flexibility and prestige that comes with having a career as a medical professional.

Career Opportunities

Career Outlook

Continued advances in technology as well as a growing and aging population are expected to lead to the largest employment growth in the medical industry in the next decade. As more people require medical care and the number of insurance claims increase, there will be greater opportunities to apply medical terminology knowledge. Additional training in medical billing, medical coding and assisting will increase chances for long-term employment and meet the demands of the growing medical field.

What is medical terminology

A vocabulary for accurately describing the human body and associated components, conditions, processes and procedures in a science-based manner.

How can I use medical terminology?

A thorough understanding of medical terminology is essential for any medical career. If the basic components of a word are understood, you can decipher complex medical terms with confidence and ease.

Take the First Step Today

Prices and EnrollmentAllied’s Medical Terminology Courses provide you with a solid basis for a career as a medical professional. An understanding of medical terminology is a requirement for long-term success in the medical field. Get started today and learn to make sense of those difficult medical terms. Take the first step toward a new career! Call or click below for more information!

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