Anyone 18 years of age or older with a High School Diploma or GED may apply for admission. Early application is encouraged; space is limited.
The Medical Terminology course starts July 9 and will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for four-and-a-half weeks for a total of 30 hours.
This course is a basic course of medical vocabulary. It introduces word construction, pronunciation, prefixes, suffixes and root words. Use of medical dictionary and identification of accepted medical abbreviations help students navigate the world of medical terms.
Using a body systems approach, the students will be able to apply their knowledge to the health care setting. The course is beneficial to individuals pursuing a career in medical billing and coding, in a hospital setting or in any health-related profession.
Cost of the course is $500, including a $25 nonrefundable application fee. Tuition includes cost of textbook.
For information or to apply call 203-732-1276 or visit griffinhealth.org/allied-health.