ONLINE MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY COURSE

StraighterLine’s online Medical Terminology course is often taken as a prerequisite for nursing and other health science degree programs. The topics covered in this course help students develop a fluency in the highly specialized language of health and the human body. The mastery over medical terminology that students will develop in the course is important for those looking to work in a healthcare profession.

You'll learn the etymology of words used to describe the human body and proper terminology for major pathological conditions. This course identifies and explains the terms used for the digestive, endocrine, hematic, immune integumentary, lymphatic, musculoskeletal, nervous, reproductive, respiratory, and urinary systems. When you’re done, you’ll be able to differentiate tissues and organs, compare and contrast different body systems, and define the function of each.

The StraighterLine Advantage

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  • eTextbooks now included for FREE!
  • Work at your own pace
  • Take your exam when you’re ready
  • Finish in less than 30 days*
  • No-fee transcripts and easy credit transfer
minus  Colleges & Universities
  • Lengthy application and delay to start
  • Conform to their schedule
  • No flexibility in exam schedule
  • Finish in 9 to 12 weeks
  • Complicated transcript process
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Buy the course and get a copy of 'Medical Terminology: Language for Health Care' at no additional cost

Enrolling in StraighterLine courses is now even more affordable, more convenient and faster with eTextbooks included at no additional cost. More information on StraighterLine eTextbooks

  1. etextbook included

    3Credits

    Medical Terminology from McGraw-Hill

    Includes:

    • Proctoring
    • Tutoring
    • MEDTERM101 eTextbook (a $47.91 value)

    $59

    Plus Membership [?]

  2. 3Credits

    Medical Terminology from McGraw-Hill

    with Prof. Nikki Epps - MBA, University of Phoenix

    Includes:

    • Proctoring
    • Tutoring
    • MEDTERM101 eTextbook (a $47.91 value)

    $109

    Plus Membership [?]


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* A 3-credit StraighterLine course is estimated to require approximately 75 hours of study time. Dedicating 17-20 hours per week should allow a student to finish within a single month subscription. That estimate is not guaranteed, and individual experience may differ.