A 12-week course in medical terminology is being offered at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center beginning Wednesday, Jan. 23.

This course will be taught by June Barrus and will run through March 27. Interested people may register with the hospital's education office on the second floor, phone 373-7850, Ext. 2876, or 379-7176.The class will run from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays in Dining Room 1 on the third floor of the hospital. Cost is $10 for Intermountain Health Care employees and $25 for non-employees.

This course is designed for those studying or working in the medical field. They will be taught how medical words are built from prefixes, suffixes, roots and combining forms. They will also learn to identify and spell words and use the medical dictionary.