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Medical Terminology I (M159)

Course Category: 

36 hours (12 Weeks)

250 Moore Street Hackensack, NJ, 07601; 10 South Franklin Turnpike, Ramsey, NJ 07446; 103 Park Avenue, Nutley, NJ 07110

December 2019 – Present

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: practice communicating clearly with medical/health care professionals; use thinking skills in learning, conducting applied research, and defining and solving problems; accurately recognize and pronounce medical terms; analyze and understand medical terms through prefixes, suffixes, and word roots; relate medical terms to the structure and function of the human body; correctly recognize and use medical terms in a variety of situations, such as case studies, medical charts, laboratory reports, professional journals and communicating with medical professionals and clients.


Instructional delivery methods include textbook readings; assignments, exams, lecture using audio and visual with emphasis on pronouncing, spelling and defining medical terms.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in in Allied Health, Medical Assisting, Medical Terminology, or Health Education (5/22). NOTE: This course was previously evaluated by the American Council on Education (ACE). To view credit recommendations previously established, visit the ACE National Guide.