The Medical Terminology program at Mid-America Nursing & Allied-Health Institute is a 2-credit hour (30-clock hour) program that explores the root words, suffixes, and prefixes of the vocabulary used in medical offices, hospitals, and other health care settings. Students review the nervous, skeletal, cardiovascular, muscle, and other major systems of the human body, and discuss terms related to physiology, anatomy, and pathological conditions. Students learn to spell, define, and pronounce common medical terms. The course content includes but is not limited to:
Simplified Medical Language
Suffixes and Combining Forms Made Easy
Essential Prefixes and More
Diagnostic Procedures and Therapeutic Interventions
The Body as a Whole
Nervous System and Psychologic Disorders
Special Sense Organs of the Peripheral Nervous System
Endocrine System and Cancer Treatments
Classes for the Medical Terminology program will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm for 3 weeks. Upon completion of the 3-week Medical Terminology program, students are awarded a Certificate of Completion.
Program Delivery: Residential
18 years of age or older
Complete Admission Package – Must be completed in person with a member of our admissions staff.
Valid State ID and SSN card
High School Diploma/GED
Negative COVID-19 test result or COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card – Negative test results must be within 2 weeks of the course start date.
Plain black scrub set
– On the Monday preceding the course start date at 1:00 pm
Times: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Medical Terminology program is 30 clock hours (2 credit hours) with classes meeting weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm for 3 weeks.