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Medical Terminology


A targeted course for lactation professionals

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Price: $49.00 USD

Medical Terminology is one of the courses required for IBCLC exam application, and this course fulfills that requirement. But it does much more! Courtney Polk, MSN, RN, IBCLC, takes you on a detailed journey through the landscape of medical terms, leaving you with a solid foundation for understanding and working with medical terminology that will serve you for the rest of your career. Her course includes a step-by-step explanation of: 

  • Etymology (word origins) and how to use it to break down unfamiliar terms
  • Roots, prefixes, and suffixes from the medical world, showing how they combine to create meanings you can decode
  • The specific medical terms you’ll most need to know as a lactation consultant, including those related to physical assessment; medical, pregnancy, and prenatal history; labor and delivery; and the neonatal and postpartum periods. 

Whether you are documenting your own consults, reading a medical chart, collaborating with other healthcare providers, or reading or writing a referral, this course will leave you comfortable and confident that you can communicate skillfully and well.

This Course Awards:

  • A Certificate of Completion
Price: $49.00