Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology

Course Number: BMSC X401.5

4.5 units

Introduces proven study skills for learning medical terminology and documentation. You will learn how to:

  • dissect suffixes, prefixes, and root words
  • recognize medical abbreviations and definitions
  • remember difficult terms using simple explanations

The meanings of these terms are carefully described in the context of how the body works in health and disease. You also learn techniques for retaining and recognizing medical terms most often used in the clinical setting, without memorization. Previous experience with medical terminology is not required.

Available Sections

Starting Sep 24


Starting Sep 24

Course Fees

$495 Early Bird Discount ends on Sep 18
$545 after Sep 18


Golnaz Gilani [ bio ]

close [x] Golnaz Gilani, M.A., is a faculty member of West Coast University, Anaheim, and has extensive experience teaching a wide range of nursing and medical students from diverse backgrounds.


Sep 24 - Oct 28, 2018


Online Course Moodle

Section Notes:



No Textbook Required.


Applicable Certificates

Available Sections


Section No.: 182CHS003

Dates: Sep 24 - Oct 28, 2018

Instructor: Golnaz Gilani

Textbook: No Textbook Required

Location: Online Course

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