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Medical Terminology

Des Moines University

Online Medical Terminology Course

A fast and easy way to learn medical words and meanings.

Please note: The free course does not track your progress and you will not receive any documentation for your participation. If you need a certificate to verify your completion of the course, please register first using the link below.

Student Note: Just click on the button Start the FREE Online Medical Terminology Course. This is a great basic resource for Medical Terminology.

Taber's Medical Dictionary Online

The new 23rd Edition of Taber’s Medical Dictionary Online provides more than 65,000 definitions, 32,000 audio pronunciations, 1,200 images, and 120 videos. Add mobile access to download Taber’s onto your smartphone and tablet.

Student Note: The free version will present a limited amount of information for most definitions. There is a one year subscription that can be purchased for additional access.

Human Anatomy & Physiology

Khan Academy

No organ quite symbolizes love like the heart. One reason may be that your heart helps you live, by moving ~5 liters (1.3 gallons) of blood through almost 100,000 kilometers (62,000 miles) of blood vessels every single minute! It has to do this all day, everyday, without ever taking a vacation! Now that is true love. Learn about how the heart works, how blood flows through the heart, where the blood goes after it leaves the heart, and what your heart is doing when it makes the sound “Lub Dub.”

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Student Note: Khan Academy offers a great overview of a lot of the A&P material. 

Innerbody

Innerbody is the largest medical and wellness testing guide online, helping over one million visitors each month. Our mission is to provide objective, science-based advice to help you make more informed testing choices. Our main areas of focus include DNA testing, disease screening, heavy metals testing, food sensitivity testing, and general wellness testing.

Check out the Human Anatomy Explorer here.

Mathematics

Khan Academy

Student Note: The link above is for the general landing page for all the Math material that Khan Academy offers. It's best to pick and choose what is relevant.

Pre-Algebra

Student Note: Fractions, decimals, rounding and more basic math can be found in the Pre-Algebra section. 

GCF Learn Free

For more than a decade, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives [sic] and games, completely free. 

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Decimals

Learn all about adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and converting decimals in this interactive tutorial.

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Percents

Learn all about working with, converting, and using percents in real life in this interactive tutorial.

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Fractions

In this interactive tutorial, learn and practice adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and converting fractions.

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Computer Concepts

Khan Academy

How Computers Work

Thanks to our partners at Code.org, you can learn how computers work - everything from what makes something a computer in the first place, how computers use electrical circuits to store and process information, and the ways hardware and software work together.

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Computer Basics

If you're new to computers or just want to update your skills, you've come to the right place.

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Microsoft Office

GCF Learn Free

For more than a decade, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives [sic] and games, completely free. 

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Word

In this free Word tutorial, learn how to format text, save and share documents, modify line and paragraph spacing, use tables and columns, and do more with your documents.

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Word Tips

In this free tutorial, learn tips and tricks to create professional, polished documents.

Learn more here

Excel

In this free Excel tutorial, learn how to create formulas and charts, use functions, format cells, and do more with your spreadsheets.

Learn more here.

Excel Tips

Learn these Excel tips and tricks so you can do more with this popular spreadsheet program.

Learn more here.

Formulas in Excel

In this interactive tutorial, learn how to create formulas to solve real-world problems.

Learn more here.

PowerPoint

In this free PowerPoint tutorial, learn how to use themes and background styles, add pictures and clip art, modify charts and lists, and do more to create standout presentations.

Learn more here.

PowerPoint Tips

Learn these PowerPoint tips and tricks so you can do more with this popular presentation program.

Learn more here.