This online non-college credit course provided by Kaiser Permanente School of Allied Health Sciences (KPSAHS) helps students learn medical terminology at their own pace over six weeks. Students will learn the basic structure of medical terminology and how these terms are used to describe patient care and treatment. Students will study the component parts of medical terms: prefixes, suffixes and word roots.
Prep for KP recruitment exam: This online course offers an opportunity to prepare for the KP Medical Terminology test.
BHMT participants are responsible for making sure selected course(s) will transfer to the accepting institution.
Mandatory online orientation: You must complete an online orientation by the end of the first week of class. The online orientation is available to you any time after registration closes. Note: If you have taken the Online Orientation as a prerequisite for another KPSAHS class, you do not have to take it again. You will automatically be exempted when you enroll for this class.
Important Certificate Information: You must complete all the lessons and the final exam at 80% or higher to receive a 24 hour advanced certificate.