Medical Terminology Basics

Program Description

Medical Terminology Basics

Instructor: K. Keesecker, B.S., CMA, FEMA CERC

Gain the confidence to pursue a job in the health care field or learn a new skill to increase your chances of job advancement. Focus is on the basic components and how to break down a medical term by knowing the meaning of a prefix or suffix. By learning the individual parts of a medical term, you will not need to memorize hundreds of complex terms and their definitions.

Before the first class, purchase required textbook at

8 Saturdays         Feb. 15 – Apr. 4           8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

CRN 10887           Bldg. 3 – Rm. 205        Tuition Fee $240


Textbook Purchasing Procedure

For a list of PaCE textbooks, visit

Click on campus location (Hawk’s Hub (QC)).

Click on (Order Textbooks) in the Textbooks box.

Select Term (Spring 20), Select Department (Adult Ed)

Click on your course name under Select Course and click (Add Selection).

Click on (Get Course Materials) to see your book title.

Payment options – debit, credit, or pay at pickup.

Delivery options – ship to home, pick up at East Campus or pick up at Quad-Cities Campus.