HLTH1116 - Medical Terminology

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This course covers prefixes, suffixes and root words used to compose medical terms. The student learns to spell, pronounce, define, analyze and formulate terminology related to body structure, disease, diagnosis and treatment. Medical abbreviations are also included.
  1. Define medical prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms.
  2. Define body organization and directional terms.
  3. Interpret medical abbreviations.
  4. Spell and pronounce medical terminology.
  5. Utilize computer technology.
  6. Identify common medical procedures as they relate to medical terminology.
  7. Identify common pathological states of the body systems as they relate to medical terminology.
  8. Define and analyze digestive system terms.
  9. Define and analyze urinary system terms.
  10. Define and analyze reproductive system terms.
  11. Define and analyze nervous system terms.
  12. Define and analyze cardiovascular system terms.
  13. Define and analyze respiratory system terms.
  14. Define and analyze musculoskeletal system terms.
  15. Define and analyze skin system terms.
  16. Define and analyze endocrine system terms.
  17. Define and analyze lymphatic and immune system terms.
Degrees that use this course

Health Information Technology/Coding

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

Limited Scope Radiography


Surgical Technology

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)