Health Occupations Center

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.



A passing score on the HOC Math/English Assessment test.  No High School Diploma or equivalent required for this class.


Registration Costs: 



Additional Fees:  (Other prerequisite costs may vary)


Approximate Cost

Due Date

Book # 1


First day of class



Start Date

End Date

Days of the Week


August 14, 2018

December 13, 2018

Tuesdays and Thursdays

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Scrub Color:  Grey scrub top and business or scrub black pants.


gray for mop


B. Downing


How to get started?

Check our website or contact the Health Occupations Center office on Friday, July 13, 2018 for possible second chance orientation information. 


Refund policy for this class:

There is a $25.00 charge for all refunds prior to 48 hours of the start of this class.  No refunds after that time.


Med Term