Medical Terminology

NEW -  Medical Office Administrator Certificate

The Medical Office Administrative Assistant is the first point of contact between the patient and the medical office, establishing a professional and positive patient experience.
This program will provide skills needed for an entry level position as a patient access coordinator, medical office admin, customer service, or call center representative.
Topics:  Customer Service Excellence, Intro to Medical Terminology, Introduction to Medical Billing, and Intro to Computer Applications. (81 hours) $2,175

Note: Grant Funding available for underemployed and/or unemployed. For more information e-mail  This course is not eligible for tuition waivers.

Student Must Enroll in All Sections

2/2 - 3/8              9:00am - 1:00pm              Friday 
Note:  No class March 1
Last class on March 8 will be held online via Zoom
Bedford Campus      Henderson Hall, Room 111        Instructor: MAGLIO (Customer Service) 

Course Number: HLT 790 30        CRN: 20319        

2/13 - 4/2            2p - 4:30p        Tuesday              
Bedford Campus               Room TBD          
Instructor:  CHABNER (Medical Terminology) 
Course Number: HLT 790 32        CRN: 20337        

3/13 - 4/24         2p - 5p            Wednesday        
Bedford Campus               Room TBD           Instructor: KILROY  (Computer Applications) 
Course Number: HLT 790 34        CRN: 20339

4/9 - 5/9              2:00pm - 4:00pm              Tuesday &Thursday
Online with Class Meeting Times               Instructor: MCKETHAN (Medical Billing) 
Course Number: HLT 790 75        CRN: 20338        

Medical Terminology for Everyone
This course will give you a practical understanding of medical terms to help you further your career and communicate more effectively with health care providers. Medical language is explained in the context of how the body works in health and disease. Individuals of all educational backgrounds will learn important medical terminology through easy-to-follow explanations, interesting examples, and numerous reinforcement exercises. The course is intended for those in the medical field, career changers, and everyone interested in gaining knowledge of medical terminology. The instructor, Davi Ellen Chabner, has developed a proven method which is engaging and accessible. The course includes practical applications, real life stories, and the association of medical terms to the systems of the body.  

Note: This class will require your obtaining a new and current hard copy edition of The Language of Medicine, 12th edition, by Davi-Ellen Chabner. This text is not only a valuable workbook, but also  includes useful reference resources such as a Mini Dictionary.  (20 hours)
Course Cost: $189  
Students will need to purchase the text seperately.

3/28 – 5/30        4:00pm – 6:30pm            Thursday
Bedford Campus             Building: Academic Resource      Course Number: HLT 786 30       CRN: 20333        
Instructor:  CHABNER

Last Modified: 10/26/23