The online Medical Terminology course teaches you the professional language used in healthcare. The course will familiarize learners outside the health care industry to understand the language of medicine.

What you’ll learn:

  • Introduction to the language of medicine.
  • The basics of human anatomy and physiology.
  • Analyze and understand medical terms and medical abbreviations.
  • Spell and pronounce medical terms precisely.
  • Read passages containing medical terms accurately.

Who should take the Medical Terminology course?

  • Any professional interested in understanding and applying the healthcare language. The course is also suitable for those not currently involved in healthcare.
  • Medical billing, medical coding, medical administration, emergency responders, public safety and any other medical-related professional.

Canadian Red Cross Online-Based Learning

  • Self-directed: Learn at your own pace by working through the training materials online.
  • Duration: Approximately 12 to 24 hours online.
  • Knowledge check on each module: You will need to pass the test at the end of each module with a score of at least 70%.  You will be able to review the module content and try as many times as necessary to complete the course.

Advance your career with a certification

  • Successfully completing the course will earn you a Medical Terminology certificate.

Medical Terminology Course Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Medical Terminology

Module 2: Body Structure

Module 3: Word Parts

Module 4 to 15: Going Deeper into Each Human Body System

Module 4: The Integumentary System

Module 5: The Breast

Module 6: Musculoskeletal System

Module 7: The Nervous System

Module 8: The Sensory System

Module 9: The Cardiovascular System

Module 10: The Lymphatic & Immune Systems

Module 11: The Respiratory System

Module 12: The Digestive System

Module 13: The Endocrine System

Module 14: The Reproductive System

Module 15: The Urinary System