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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Medical Terminology HSC 102


Varies; self-study.

Various; distance learning format.

July 2022 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate effective medical terminology skills; identify word parts and medical terms correctly; utilize suffixes to build medical terminologies related to medical conditions, diagnoses, procedures, and specialties; recognize prefixes in medical terminology; identify and distinguish medical terms associated with each organ system; apply medical terminology knowledge to help identify basic anatomy and physiology for the technical and non-technical audience; and use medical language to describe disease processes, pharmacology, anatomical structures, and physiological interactions of the human body.


Major topics in this course include: basic medical terminology and vocabulary, identification, prefixes and suffixes in the medical field.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Health Science, Public Health, Allied Health, or Medical Terminology (7/22).