Intermediate Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology Training CourseIf you have a career in the healthcare industry, you need a strong understanding of the medical language, since if you are dealing with patient records or reports, you will need to understand the medical language being used. Being familiar with certain medical terms and procedures will make your job a lot easier and less prone to misunderstanding. This intermediate medical terminology two-day course covers everything you need to know by taking you on a tour of all the main body systems

The course is designed to enable delegates to identify root words and recognise prefixes and suffixes associated with various body systems and associated diseases. In this course participants have plenty of chances to practice constructing complex medical terms from word roots, medical prefixes and medical suffixes. The intermediate medical terminology course uses a variety of case studies, personal examples, anatomical terms and diagnostic procedure examples to enhance learning.By the end of the course delegates will be able to identify common abbreviations and construct complete medical terms and will be more confident in applying medical terms back in the work place

Course objectives

The objectives of the course are to enable delegates to be able to:

  • Identify root word terminology relating to:
    • ear, nose and throat (ENT)
    • obstetrics and gynaecology
    • orthopaedics
    • cardiology
    • gastroenterology
    • nephrology
    • general medicine/general surgery
  • Recognise medical prefixes and suffixes
  • Recognise medical abbreviations including those relating to the above subjects
  • Gain a basic understanding of other abbreviations used in the medical field

All delegates will be provided with a course manual and will be issued with a certificate upon completion of the course.

This course is delivered through our partners Medical Services Training