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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.)...

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I am very glad to get a chance to study for free here. thank you very much and do not worry it will help me a lot as a caregiver and in pursuing my study in nursing. Keep it up. Salute you all


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Thank you for the teachers and Coursera forum. I happily experienced good time and emotions here. More than that, useful knowledge is the best thing I have received. Thank you! Thank you so much!

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Jul 1, 2020

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

By Nahl N

Jun 22, 2020

enjoyed very part of the course. helped me a lot as a medical student!

By Harshana k

Apr 27, 2020



Apr 9, 2020

Excellent course to start studying Medical Vocabulary. I recommend it.

By Maggie B a f

Apr 7, 2023

Very helpful as an initial approach or refresher! Thoroughly enjoyed!

By George N

Aug 28, 2022

Good course to learn , it has expanded my skills on medical language

By Kryssel A

Nov 8, 2021

thank you for this wonderful opportunity. I gained so much knowledge.

By Rajkumari S

Nov 4, 2021

Excellent and easy teaching and learning by Professor Valerie Swigart

By April A N

Nov 4, 2020

I find it easy to undserstand.. I learned a lot.. Thank Ypu so much..

By Tara O

Aug 26, 2020

Outstanding. with hard work and dedication, it was worth the journey!

By Kaz m

Apr 18, 2020

Perfectly paced - and practical course. Highly recommend to anyone.

By Alexander X C

Jul 4, 2021

Excellent, to get a good start into the world of clinical medicine.


Nov 19, 2020

It's a intresting course. I learn and enjoy this because Dr swiggert


Jul 28, 2020

Great course , Thank you for the remarkable effort on this course .

By Carlos F F F

Nov 28, 2016

thank you, this is my first course, and i want to take more courses.

By Gabriel W

Jul 16, 2020

Great course with lots of helpful learning materials and resources!

By Ravina D S G

Mar 25, 2022

Thank you to all my professors to this course because I've passed.

By Rhina R

Nov 28, 2021

I had learned so much on this few weeks, thanks you for everything

By Minh L H

Oct 17, 2021

Very helpful for student in healcare specialization

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By Bal W

Sep 10, 2020

Excellent content with precious information, Great work. Thank you

By Yaroslav S

Aug 17, 2020

The course contains a lot of useful information on various topics.

By C C

Oct 18, 2017

Excellent course and well presented. Thank you for this knowledge.

By Hegna c

Sep 12, 2023

this course became too helpful for remebering terminology as well

By manu c

Mar 12, 2022

I really enjoyed this course. Dr Swiggart is a very good teacher.

By Miriam M

Jul 18, 2020

It was a great experience and I learned a lot. Thank you so much