Medical Terminology Certificate

Health Care Assistant Training College in Vancouver, BC

Course Description

This course is designed for students who have no medical background or for those who are in the health care profession and would like to improve their knowledge in medical terminology. This knowledge is a vital part of the communication process in the health care field and will further improve delivery of care to residents in acute or community settings. The unique approach and combination of word building principles combined with the knowledge of Basic Anatomy and Physiology will be taught by qualified instructors who have extensive experience and knowledge in the field.

This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

Course outline

  • Basic Word Structure
  • Suffixes / Prefixes
  • Organization of the Body
  • Medical specialists and case reports

Duration and Delivery Mode

  • 10 Weeks, in class instruction

Admission Requirement

  • Not required

Tuition and Other Fees

Non-refundable Application Fee: $250 (Domestic)/ $300 (International)
Tuition: $1,600 (Domestic)/ $2,375 (International)

*Tuition does not include textbooks, supplies and other applicable costs


Upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive a certificate of completion.

Starting Dates

Year 2020: January 6 / May 4 / September 7

If the program is full at the time you wish to register, please register for the next available start date. In the event of cancellations or transfers, we will move students ahead accordingly. This is done on a first come first serve basis and we cannot hold a seat without a deposit.

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