Course Description:

Learn to communicate effectively in the workplace as you prepare for a career in healthcare. Understanding the meaning of interchangeable words and medical terms used in different contexts in medical services and procedures makes the language of medicine easy to master for use in the office for medical transcription, billing, and coding. Class provides instruction in basic medical terminology with an emphasis on body systems.  


Prerequisite: a passing score on the HOC Math/English Assessment test.  No HS Diploma or equivalency required for this class. 


Registration Fee:  $100.00


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January 23, 2018

May 24, 2018

Tuesdays and Thursdays

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Instructor:  B. Downing

How to get started?

Attend a Medical Office Pathway Orientation at The Health Occupations Center.   

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