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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Arnot Ogden Medical Center (Dr. Earl D. Smith) School of Radiologic Technology | Evaluated Learning Experience

Medical Terminology

Minimum of 27 hours (approximately 23 weeks).
Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Roe Avenue, Elmira, NY.
September 1974 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: define roots, prefixes, suffixes, and abbreviations common to general medical terminology and radiographic terminology; apply the word-building process of medical terminology; correctly pronunce and spell all medical terms; and properly translate medical terms, abbreviations, and symbols from medical reports into layman’s terms.


Major topics include: introduction to medical terminology: combining forms; plurals of medical terms; pronunciation; general terms used in radiology; abbreviations; and medical terms by body system.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Allied Health Sciences (12/80) (12/88 revalidation) (9/93 revalidation) (10/98 revalidation) (10/03 revalidation) (10/08 revalidation) (10/13 revalidation) (10/18 revalidation).