School of Health

Medical Terminology

The foundation for a career in healthcare. Become proficient in the medical language and terminology used by health care professionals everywhere.

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Boost your skillset and become a valuable asset in any industry.

In this self-guided online course, students are instructed using a word-building approach, learning to accurately generate and interpret medical abbreviations, prefixes, suffixes, combining forms, plural forms, special endings, root words and symbology.

Course Highlights

  • Learn to generate and interpret written language utilizing standard medical terminology
  • Be able to use and understand medical terminology in verbal discussions
  • Be able to interpret and use abbreviations and symbols encountered in descriptions of medical treatments and procedures
  • Analyze and understand medical documentation


Course Details

Quick Facts


Online Micro-Course


80 hours completed at your own pace

Course Price:

$699 CAD

Who is Eligible?

This course is open to anyone. If you’re excited and eager to learn, you’re in. Course must be completed within six months of enrolment. If incomplete upon expiry, learners will lose access and will be unenroled.

Flexible Learning

Study Anywhere
With micro-courses, you choose where you learn. Our flexible course format gives you the freedom to study where, when and how it works best for you – you set your own schedule.

24/7 Access
Thanks to our online learning hub Brightspace, you have access to your course materials 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Pick up your coursework when it makes sense for you.

Boost Your Resume
Once you’re done, you’ll get to add an E-Course Certificate to your resume, boosting your credibility, skills and competitive advantage in your current or future career.

Terms and Conditions

Refund Policy

Refunds will only be considered when requested within two weeks of the date of registration and for learners who have completed less  than 25% of the course.

  • Days 1-7 after registration; learners will be eligible for a full refund if they have completed less than 25%.
  • Days 8-14 after registration; learners will be eligible for a refund minus $50.00 administration fee if they have completed less than 25%. 
  • No refund will be issued for learners who have completed more than 25% within two weeks following their registration.
  • No refund will be issued for learners after the two weeks following their registration.
  • To be eligible for a refund, students must submit an email request to the Micro Course Team at [email protected] within the specified timeframe.


Recognition for Credit

Some courses may be eligible for credit toward diploma programs at Robertson. Contact an Academic Advisor for more information. Transfer of credits is not available to international students.

Course Access Duration

Learners are able to complete this course at their own speed up to a maximum of six months. At the six month expiry, any learner who has yet to complete the course will be unenrolled, leading to loss of access.

Course Price
$699 CAD
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