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Medical Terminology

About the Certificate

Medical Terminology is a specialized language specific to the health care field. These courses allow you to build a foundation of knowledge through examining topics such as word origins, abbreviations, body systems and disease. Graduates are prepared to comprehend and apply this specialized knowledge within various health-care sectors.

This program is offered in collaboration with Mount Royal University.

Required courses:

  • XMED 10004 – Medical Terminology I
    • Investigate the origins and rationale for anatomical terms in this entry-level course. Explore the basic components and meaning of medical terms.
  • XMED 10005 – Medical Terminology II
    • Build on the knowledge gained in Medical Terminology I. Explore the terminology related to basic anatomy, body structures and tissues, and major systems and functions within the body.
  • XMED 10006 – Medical Terminology III
    • Continue to build on the knowledge of medical terms you acquired in Medical Terminology I and II. Focus on complex medical terms, common diseases, symptoms and treatments.

Program Hours: 65

Course Schedule

Subject CodeCourse Reference NumberStart DateEnd DateCourse HoursCourse Fee
(Plus GST)
XMED 100043025710 Jan 202214 Feb 202220 hrs$309.00
XMED 10005302582 Feb 202221 Mar 202220 hrs$309.00
XMED 100063025928 Mar 20222 May 202225 hrs$359.00

Register today!

Step 1: Select the Course Reference Number above.
Step 2: You will be directed to a page to register as a student with CUE’s Office of Extension & Culture.
Step 3: Upon submission, you will then register with Mount Royal University and proceed to booking your courses.

Questions? Email us at extension@concordia.ab.ca