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Course Description

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Health Information Technology - HIT 100

Introduction to Medical Terminology

2 Credit Hours
2 Lecture Hours

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.


(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 TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2021; HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/21/2021

 100142746Intro Medical TerminologyONL2Austin H4/31/0Open$12.00 
 100142756Intro Medical TerminologyONL2Austin H13/31/0Open$12.00 
 100142768Intro Medical TerminologyONL2Harper E3/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2021; HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/30/2021

 100142706Intro Medical TerminologyONL2Harper E3/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2022; HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 01/10/2022

 100112435Intro Medical TerminologyONL2Harper E4/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2022; HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 01/31/2022

 100112429Intro Medical TerminologyONL2Harper E0/31/0Closed$12.00 
 100112442Intro Medical TerminologyONL2Harder C11/20/0Open$12.00 

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday