Recommended Medical Terminology Courses

Complete One 3-Credit Course

Important: Refer to your program’s admission requirements for details related to minimum grade requirements, expiration dates, etc.

Red River College Polytechnic

These courses are available for registration

InstitutionCourse Code, NameCredits
RRC Polytech – Continuing EducationHEAL-1003 Medical Terminology3

Red River College Polytechnic

These courses are not independently available for registration but will be accepted.

InstitutionCourse Code, NameCredits
RRC Polytech – Health Unit Clerk ProgramHEAL-1031 HUC – Medical Terminology3
RRC Polytech – Medical Device Reprocessing Technician ProgramMEDL-1040 MDR – Medical Terminology3
RRC Polytech – Health Information Management ProgramHLTH-1003 – Medical Terminology4

Manitoba Institutions

InstitutionCourse Code, NameCredits
Robertson CollegemicroMEDT Medical Terminology3
University College of the NorthNUR-0100 Medical Terminology3
University of WinnipegCLAS-2850 or KIN-2850 The Classical Roots of Medical Terminology3

Outside of Manitoba Institutions

InstitutionCourse Code, Name, HyperlinkCredits
Northern Alberta Institute of TechnologyITMS100 – Medical Terminology3
Saskatchewan PolytechnicMED-161CE Medical Terminology3
Thompson Rivers UniversityHLTH 1981: Medical Terminology3

Other Courses

The courses listed above are recommended to meet the Medical Terminology admission requirement. RRC will consider other courses, however course review and approval is required. Contact RRC’s Allied Health Sciences department at for course approval before registering into a course not listed above.

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