Friday, June 28, 2013

Medical terminology course offered at Griffin in Derby

DERBY - The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers, 300 Seymour Ave., Suite 206, will offer its new Medical Terminology course this July.

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.
This 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
About the School of Allied Health Careers
Griffin Hospital's School of Allied Health Careers was one of the first hospital-based schools of its kind to be authorized by the Connecticut Department of Higher Education and offers Phlebotomy and other professional educational programs to provide training, education, and certification in selected health careers.

This information is from a press release from Griffin Hospital.

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