WECM Appendix

CIP Rubric Number Course Name Semester
Credit Hrs
Cont Hrs
Cont Hrs
51.0801 MDCA 1213 Medical Terminology 2 32 80
51.0801 MDCA 1313 Medical Terminology 3 48 80


CIP Area Code: 51.0801  (Medical Assistant)
Course Title: Medical Terminology
Course Level: Introductory
Course Description: A study and practical application of a medical vocabulary system. Includes structure, recognition, analysis, definition, spelling, pronunciation, and combination of medical terms from prefixes, suffixes, roots, and combining forms.
Learning Outcomes: The student will define terms and abbreviations which apply to the structural organization of the body; analyze and identify terms and their components from a list, including prefixes, suffixes, roots, and combining forms; identify correct pronunciation, spelling, and definition of medical terms; and correctly interpret the contents of a written patient medical scenario.