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The health care profession has its own “language” that is filled with complex medical terminology. Whether your job function involves treating patients or handling the many administrative tasks that are part of the health care field, gaining an understanding of this terminology is crucial. If you are new to health care or are already employed in the industry and need to brush up on your knowledge of medical terminology, Vista College can help. We’re a nationwide provider of cost-effective continuing education programs that have helped thousands of professionals reach their career goals.
Establish a Solid Medical Terminology Foundation
Our online Introduction to Medical Terminology course offers an interactive learning experience that will provide a solid medical terminology foundation that will serve you well throughout your career. This comprehensive 26-hour course will help you learn basic medical terms that are used every day, as well as how to apply them in a real-world hospital work environment. The course is ideally suited for those pursuing an administrative career path.
Introduction to Medical Terminology Course Components
The Introduction to Medical Terminology course is part of the five-course bundle that can lead to PAS certification. Upon successful completion of the entire program, you will be prepared to sit for and pass the Certified Healthcare Access Associate exam administered by the National Association of Healthcare Access Management.
As you progress through the Introduction to Medical Terminology program, you will learn about the organization and anatomy of the human body and the various terms used to describe them. You will also gain an understanding of the terminology used to explain various medical disorders. Additionally, you will discover the importance of medical terminology as it relates to communicating and documenting patient information. Since medical terminology is filled with abbreviations and symbols, you will learn how to “translate” these into understandable words and phrases. You will even learn how to properly spell and pronounce these multisyllabic terms, a task that can seem daunting to many students at first.
Make Your Computer an Instrument in Your Success
If you have regular access to a Web-enabled computer, you can log in to our course materials at your convenience. You’ll have the flexibility to schedule studying around your work and family commitments, avoiding any disruptions to your current lifestyle. Many of our students are already working professionals who don’t have time to travel to a college campus. With the help of your computer, Vista College can bring the classroom to you.
Top-Quality Program That Simplify the Learning Process
The Introduction to Medical Terminology program includes high-quality course materials and an award-winning design that makes learning easy and enjoyable. The materials are highly intuitive and user-friendly, and you will have the opportunity to progress at a pace that best suits your learning style. You can repeat assignments and lessons as often as you wish until you have mastered the materials. Lesson assessments are also included to help you gauge your level of understanding and monitor your progress throughout the program.
Gain Important Career-Enhancing Benefits
Successful completion of the Vista College Introduction to Medical Terminology program will demonstrate to current and prospective employers that you are committed to your career success and that you have what it takes to be a key contributor to their health care team; you’ll stand out in a crowded field of job applicants. Your newfound knowledge and skills will also enable you to approach your job with a higher level of confidence.