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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Medical Terminology (253)*

45 hours (15 weeks).
Various approved locations throughout the U.S.

November 2009 - March 2015.

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.


Major topics include: introduction to medical terminology: combining forms; plurals of medical terms; pronunciation; general terms; abbreviations; medical terms by body system and an introduction to coding and billing practices.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Allied Health (10/09) (3/10). *NOTE: Course numbers on transcripts may reflect different prefixes depending upon where a course is offered.