Medical Terminology


When: July 20-30, 2016
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fee: $290.00 (Active Cesco Int: $250.00)   
Early Bird ends on July 4th, 2016    

Where: Mi Casa Resource Center 
            360 Acoma Street
            Denver, CO 80223 

Medical translators, interpreters and bilingual providers have the fundamental professional obligation to know and understand the terminology used by health care professionals in English as much as in their second language.

Participants will learn the basic components of English medical terminology, and how to use them to understand the meaning of such medical terminology. The program introduces most common prefixes and suffixes, as well as roots that are related to the human anatomy.  In addition, it facilitates an overview of the main human biological systems and common conditions, diagnostic procedures and treatment that relate with them. 

This workshop is language neutral and it is facilitated in English and is especially geared toward translators, interpreters and non-native English healthcare workers. It is language neutral.

Seats are limited - Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis! Registrations are final!

Learning objectives: 

  • Identify the components used in medical terminology (root words, prefixes, and suffixes)
  • Review the human body’s anatomy
  • Familiarize with the terminology used by health care providers to describe symptoms, diagnostics, and surgical interventions.