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HIT 100 - Introduction to Medical Terminology


Credits: 2
Lecture Contact Hours: 2
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.

Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Fall
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Students who already have this knowledge may qualify for prior learning credit. https://www.schoolcraft.edu/student-records/prior-learning-credits
Course Competencies
  1. Examine the basic structure of medical terminology.
  2. Apply terms related to organs in the body.
  3. Classify medical terms that contain diagnostic and procedure suffixes.
  4. Translate common prefixes used in medical terms.
  5. Examine medical reports using medical terminology.
  6. Interpret the definition for medical abbreviations used in medical reports.



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