2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
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2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIT-191 Medical Terminology for HIT

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 3
Tier Rate: Tier II
This course provides an introduction to basic word structure in medical terminology using a body systems approach. Focus will be on word roots, prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. Topics will include conventional pathology, pharmacology, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and abbreviations related to each body system, along with an examination of root operations and approaches associated with the ICD10CM/PCS clinical classification systems. Emphasis will be on word building, pronunciation, spelling, and medical terminology commonly used in health record documentation.