Call the Technical Academy

217-872-4051 - Attendance
217-872-4050 - Main number
217-876-0918 - Fax

School Hours

Morning: 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Afternoon: 12:20 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Medical Terminology & Business Procedures

This program provides students with technical and soft skills that will help them to become succesful in the heath care profession. Students interested in careers that provide health care (Nursing, CNA) or health care support careers (medical coder, transcriber, office assistant, health services managers) will beneft from this course. 

Instruction includes Medical Terminology along with some anatomy -- special emphasis is placed on diseases and conditions of the human body. Also, proper and efficent use of technology such as emai, Internet as a research tool, Windows 10, and Microsoft Office. Lessons also include post-secondary education options and requirements, Job Search & Interview Techniques, Professionalism in the Workplace, and Consummerism tops (budgeting, credit, and banking).

Successful completion of the Medical Terminolgoy & Business Procedures program is a singificant portion of the selectin process for students in the Nursing Assistant Porgram their senior year. 


Mrs. Rueff/Mrs. Thompson

Course Location

Richland Community College Campus

Areas of Study

  • Keyboarding for speed and accuracy
  • Create, edit, print and maintain documents
  • Workplace ethics
  • Teamwork
  • Managing stress and time
  • Preparing presentation materials
  • Employment skills
  • Internship opportunity

Dual Credit  



Tech Academy Program

(High School Credit Earned)

Richland Course

(College Credit Earned)

This is a ONE YEAR only program

Medical Terminology & Business Procedures



BUS 283: Personal Finance & Insurance

Credits Earned: 3.0


HLTH 140 - Medical Terminology

Credits Earnred:  3.0