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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.
  • 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.
  • Recognition of correct pronunciation of medical terms related to the pathology, diagnostic and treatment procedures, and pharmacology of each body system.
Credit Hours: 2
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Health Information Management
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 14, Rm 101
Faculty: McStay
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 23
Meets: MW from 9:00AM to 9:50AM
Section: 200
Open Seats: 23
Meets: MW from
9:00AM to 9:50AM
Section: 200
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 14, Rm 101
Faculty: McStay
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 11
Meets: T from 10:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: 202
Open Seats: 11
Meets: T from
10:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: 202
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Haines
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 7
Section: 500
Open Seats: 7
Section: 500
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Bair
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 5
Section: 501
Open Seats: 5
Section: 501
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Large
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 7
Section: 502
Open Seats: 7
Section: 502
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Large
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 7
Section: 503
Open Seats: 7
Section: 503
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Large
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 8
Section: 504
Open Seats: 8
Section: 504
Online Learning
Online Learning
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 15
Section: 5B2
Open Seats: 15
Section: 5B2
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Schmitz
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: 12 Week Term
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 6
Section: 5T1
Open Seats: 6
Section: 5T1