Introduction to medical terminology
This session gives admin and clerical staff an understanding of general medical terminology. It offers an awareness of clinical services for all those working within healthcare.
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- Pre-course work and Resources
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This course is applicable for all staff that need a basic understanding of medical terminology as part of their role.
- The day consists of group and individual work including word exercises and quizzes.
- This helps participants become confident in their understanding of how medical terminology originates.
- At the end of the session there is a terminology tester as a final assessment.
Each participant receives a full 'Medical Terminology Toolkit' for reference purposes.
- Glossary of useful medical words including how medical terms are constructed
- Basic language of prescribing
- Surgical procedures
- Common plural forms
- Abbreviations of qualifying degrees and further qualifications
- Classification of diseases
- Common abbreviations
All session - 9.30-16.30