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Course Description

Health Information Technology - HIT 100

Introduction to Medical Terminology (2-0) 2 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course is a basic overview of medical terminology. The students will be introduced to medical terminology used in healthcare. The topics in the course provide activities to allow the student to spell, define and pronounce medical terminology.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Examine the basic structure of medical terminology.
  • Apply terms related to organs in the body.
  • Classify medical terms that contain diagnostic and procedure suffixes.
  • Translate common prefixes used in medical terms.
  • Examine medical reports using medical terminology.
  • Interpret the definition for medical abbreviations used in medical reports.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2017; HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/24/2017

 100142768Intro Medical TerminologyOnline2Harper E$12.0027/31/0Open 

Fall; 2017; HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 8/28/2017

 100142706Intro Medical TerminologyOnline2Harper E$12.0015/31/0Open 

Spring; 2017; HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 5/8/2017

 100122716Intro Medical TerminologyOnline2Harper E$12.005/31/0Open