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  • The textbook Basic Medical Language, 7th Edition, will be shipped to you from Elsevier Publishing in approximately 5-7 days. You can click on Lesson 1 now (below) and explore your course while waiting for your textbook to arrive.
  • You will earn a printable Medical Terminology Academy certificate by completing the course with an 80% average on the lesson quizzes.
  • The course is “go at your own pace.” There is no time limit to start or finish. Visit the lessons as often as you like.
  • For assistance navigating the course or understanding course content, click Author Support.
  • For assistance in signing up for the textbook online practice website, call Elsevier Technical Support at 1-800-222-9570.

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Online Course - Medical Terminology

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  • The course consists of 12 Lessons.
  • Each Lesson consists of six or more Topics and one Quiz.
  • Look to the top of the left-hand column for your progress and grades.

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