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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Clinical Terminology for International and U.S. Students by University of Pittsburgh

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About the Course

Understanding the clinical terms and abbreviations commonly used during verbal or written communication in U.S. hospitals is challenging. This course is designed for U.S. health care profession students and for international students and practitioners who want to become more familiar with the language of the U.S. clinical setting. Others, such as caregivers and medical interpreters, who wish to develop a better understanding of terms and abbreviations used by health care providers will find this course helpful. The course provides visual and auditory learning experiences to enhance the understanding of terms and abbreviations commonly encountered on a general U.S. hospital unit. All content including quizzes are available at no cost to the learner. If you need a certificate, you can apply for financial aid or pay the fee. To find out more, click Learn more and apply next to the information about Financial Aid. (Use a computer, not a mobile device, for this step.)...

Top reviews


Jan 1, 2018

This course was really helpful. I took notes and will review them often to keep abreast with the medical terms. These will also help me communicate clinically with my PCP. I truly enjoyed this course!


Apr 15, 2019

The instructor's calm and clear explanations make this a joy to watch.

This course is very useful for me as a medical product translator to get an understanding of the actual clinical environment.

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By Alejandro G

Apr 26, 2022

Excelente curso inical sobre terminologia medica bastante didactico e intuitivo

By Deborah B

Apr 27, 2020

I have taken terminology at universities and this has been the best! Thank you!

By Roger R

Jan 6, 2021

The course is well-organized, easy to follow, and encourages outside learning.

By M A

Jun 5, 2020

Very Informative. I enjoyed the clinical stimulus practice videos and quizzes.

By Kevin M S

Apr 11, 2019

Very good basic course for those who have no medical experience or background.

By Wilson G L S

Nov 27, 2022

i think that it is a very important course for every professional healthcare.

By Alicia G

Oct 4, 2022

Easy to follow and informative. Definitely got a good grasp of the concepts.

By juan c m

Jul 25, 2021

This course was very beneficial for me, it has helped me to learn many terms.

By Kamia J

Jan 24, 2021

Amazing! Everything was super clear explained along with very nice animations

By Vijaya C

Jul 27, 2017

I find this program very helpful to orient myself with the US hospital setup.


Sep 11, 2018

Through video and fun practices to learn knowledge. It is clear and helpful.

By Carlo C C C

Mar 7, 2021

It is a very good course for learning the basic medical language in english

By Mariam M

Jun 2, 2020

Thank you so much for nice course and opportunity to join to this programme

By Nguyen T T

Nov 20, 2019

the course is very helpful for me. thank you for your creative this course

By Kalin W

Apr 24, 2021

Great course very easy and I love the video clinicals they helped a lot !

By Michael L

Aug 28, 2020

It was very useful. I particularly enjoyed the video scenarios in Week 6.

By bonnie b

Mar 23, 2023

This course was very helpful and built the knowledge to the end project.

By Juan P t p

Mar 4, 2021

A very good oportunity to improve the knowledge of clinical terminology!

By Raquel I

Jan 9, 2020

I have absolutely loved this course! Thank you very much for everything!

By Thảo Đ

Aug 16, 2019

I leanred lots of new things through this course. Thanks you very much!

By Santiago E M

Nov 10, 2020

Excellent!!! Very educational and of great quality. Thank you very much

By anju.gauniya

Jan 21, 2020

Very gud course... N plz suggest me course work in research methodology

By Crystal C

Aug 17, 2022

i was able to learn clinical terminology, abbreviations, use of both.

By 陌欢

Apr 1, 2021

It's very helpful for a freshman to learn about medical terms.Love it.


Jul 1, 2020

it is a great course, thank you so much . I always remember about it ,