Medical Terminology Basics

Program Description

Instructor: K. Keesecker, CMA

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. Required textbook must be purchased at the Hawk’s Hub (the QC campus bookstore) prior to first class.

8 Wednesdays    Oct. 2 – Nov. 20     6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
CRN 81154    Outreach – Rm. 403    Tuition Fee $195

Required Textbook Purchasing Procedure
For a list of PaCE textbooks, visit
Click on campus location (Hawk’s Hub (QC) or East Campus).
Click on (Order Textbooks) in the Textbooks box.
Select Term (Fall 19), 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.