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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
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 14, Rm 101
Faculty: McStay
Term: Fall 2022
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: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 35
Meets: TTH from 11:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: 202
Open Seats: 35
Meets: TTH from
11:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: 202
Virtual Learning
Online Learning with Meeting Times
Online
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets online during scheduled days and times, with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet online. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 27
Meets: MW from 10:00AM to 10:50AM
Section: 300
Open Seats: 27
Meets: MW from
10:00AM to 10:50AM
Section: 300
Virtual Learning
Online Learning with Meeting Times
Online
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets online during scheduled days and times, with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet online. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 23
Meets: TTH from 11:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: 302
Open Seats: 23
Meets: TTH from
11:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: 302
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Motley
Term: Fall 2022
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: 0
Section: 500
Open Seats: 0
Section: 500
Online Learning
Online Learning
Term: Fall 2022
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: 501
Open Seats: 8
Section: 501
Online Learning
Online Learning
Term: Fall 2022
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: 31
Section: 502
Open Seats: 31
Section: 502
Face to Face
Centerville Campus
Centerville, Rm 113
Faculty: Moore
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 17
Meets: MW from 8:30AM to 9:20AM
Section: C01
Open Seats: 17
Meets: MW from
8:30AM to 9:20AM
Section: C01
Face to Face
Courseview Campus Center (Mason)
Mason Bldg A, Rm 105B
Faculty: Large
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 32
Meets: TTH from 8:30AM to 9:20AM
Section: M02
Open Seats: 32
Meets: TTH from
8:30AM to 9:20AM
Section: M02
Online Learning
Online Learning
Term: Fall 2022
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. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: B Term
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 27
Section: 5B1
Open Seats: 27
Section: 5B1
Online Learning
Online Learning
Term: Fall 2022
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: 28
Section: 5T1
Open Seats: 28
Section: 5T1