WECM Appendix

CIP Rubric Number Course Name Semester
Credit Hrs
Cont Hrs
Cont Hrs
51.0707 HITT 1205 Medical Terminology 2 32 96
51.0707 HITT 1305 Medical Terminology 3 48 96


CIP Area Code: 51.0707  (Medical Records Technology/Technician)
Course Title: Medical Terminology
Course Level: Introductory
Course Description: Study of word origin and structure through the introduction of prefixes, suffixes, root words, plurals, abbreviations and symbols, surgical procedures, medical specialties, and diagnostic procedures.
Learning Outcomes: The student will identify, pronounce, and spell medical terms; use terms in context; build and analyze medical terms; and use medical references as resource tools.
Licensing/Certification Agency: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in cooperation with American Health Information Management Association’s Council on Accreditation.