Medical Terminology

Overview:

($25 employee fee; non-employees, contact grace-moore@uiowa.edu for pricing)

This 14-lesson course (plus a post-test session) employs the Dean Vaughn Total Retention System™ to teach individuals the basic design of medical terminology and how to easily remember the meanings of more than 11,000 complex medical terms. Learning is presented via video instruction and interactive workbook activities led by an in-class facilitator, as well as on-your-own review.

  • This course is designed for individuals seeking to satisfy a special qualification or certification for work in health care, or who are interested in expanding their knowledge of medical terminology and word structures.
  • The course will be offered on an as needed basis to individuals or groups. The $25 fee will cover the cost of materials.  A Certificate of Completion will be presented to participants who pass the final test. A score of 65 percent or higher is necessary to pass the course. No previous knowledge of medical terminology is required.
  • If interested in taking this course, please contact grace-moore@uiowa.edu or 319-353-4459.