Medical Terminology

Program Description

The Medical Terminology program at Mid-America College of Health Sciences is a 2-credit-hour (30-clock-hour) program that explores the root words, suffixes, and prefixes of the vocabulary used in medical offices and facilities.

The program will cover the nervous, skeletal, cardiovascular, muscular, and other major systems of the human body, and discuss terms related to physiology, anatomy, and pathological conditions. Students will learn how to spell, define, and pronounce common medical terms.

Program Topics

The course content includes but is not limited to:

  • 1.
    Simplified Medical Language
  • 2.
    Suffixes and Combining Forms Made Easy
  • 3.
    Essential Prefixes and More
  • 4.
    Diagnostic Procedures and Therapeutic Interventions
  • 5.
    The Body as a Whole

General Admission Requirements

Besides the specific course prereqs in the previous section, all prospective applicants must meet the following general admission requirements.

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid state IDs & SSN
  • Plain black scrub set
  • Negative covid-19 test result

Program Schedule

The Medical Terminology program at Mid-America College of Health Sciences is a 3-week program that meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and runs for 4 hours each day.

It’s an in-person program. Next class runs from June 28 – July 14, 2022. Applicants who have met all the necessary requirements must meet for an orientation on the Monday preceding the program start date at 1 p.m.. At the end of the program, students are awarded a certificate of completion.

Schedule
Class Time
Clinicals
Tuesday
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
N/A
Thursday
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
N/A

Cost and Registration

Tuition for the Medical Terminology program is $230, which also covers the cost of the class book. There’s also a $25 non-refundable application fee and a 2.3% processing charge that applies to every transaction.

Payment must be paid in full before the course start date. Partial payment may be made, but the complete costs need to be received for you to participate in the program.

To register for this program, call (913) 708-8323 or stop by the office at 10000 W 75th Street, Suite 241, Merriam, KS 66204.