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HIM 1101 Medical Terminology

Basic prefixes, roots and suffixes; terminology including anatomic, diagnostic, symptomatic, procedural, eponymic terms and standard abbreviations required for a working knowledge and understanding of the language of medicine.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

Course Outcomes
  • Identify the body planes, directions, cavities, quadrants, and regions.
  • Define a medical term by dividing it into its elements.
  • Define common medical and healthcare abbreviations.
  • Define medical prefixes, suffixes, combining forms, word roots, and compound words.
  • Spell terms related to the pathology, diagnostic, and treatment procedures, and pharmacology of each body system.
  • Interpret various medical reports that use common diagnostic, symptomatic, and procedural terms and standard abbreviations.
  • Recognition of correct pronunciation of medical terms related to the pathology, diagnostic and treatment procedures, and pharmacology of each body system.
  • Construct medical words by combining forms, prefixes, and suffixes.
  • Identify the medical specialists who treat disorders of each body system.
  • Apply the rules used to build singular/plural forms of medical terms derived from the Greek and Latin language.
  • Identify the body systems in terms of their major structures, functions, and related work parts.
  • Identify common conditions and diagnostic procedures including laboratory and radiology tests and exams.
  • Describe the anatomical structures of the given body systems, common diseases, and medical and surgical procedures.
Credit Hours: 2
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Health Information Management
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Moore
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 9
Meets: TTH from 10:00AM to 10:50AM
Section: 204
Open Seats: 9
Meets: TTH from
10:00AM to 10:50AM
Section: 204
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: McStay
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 18
Meets: MW from 11:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: 200
Open Seats: 18
Meets: MW from
11:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: 200
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Large
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 13
Meets: MW from 1:00PM to 1:50PM
Section: 202
Open Seats: 13
Meets: MW from
1:00PM to 1:50PM
Section: 202
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Motley
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 2
Section: 500
Open Seats: 2
Section: 500
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Motley
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 6
Section: 501
Open Seats: 6
Section: 501
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Large
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 2
Section: 502
Open Seats: 2
Section: 502
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Bair
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 15
Section: 503
Open Seats: 15
Section: 503
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Large
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: B Term
Open Seats: 16
Meets: MW from 10:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: B20
Open Seats: 16
Meets: MW from
10:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: B20
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Moore
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: 12 Week Term
Open Seats: 13
Meets: TTH from 2:00PM to 3:10PM
Section: T01
Open Seats: 13
Meets: TTH from
2:00PM to 3:10PM
Section: T01
Online Learning
Online Learning
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: B Term
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 12
Section: 5B2
Open Seats: 12
Section: 5B2
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Moore
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: 12 Week Term
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 7
Section: 5T1
Open Seats: 7
Section: 5T1