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Medical Terminology Education and Practise

Course Background

Welcome to the eLearning module Medical Terminology Education and Practise.

This module will develop your skills and knowledge required to understand and respond to instructions; to carry out routine tasks and communicate with a range of internal/external clients in a medical environment; and to use appropriate advanced medical terminology.

A certificate is issued on completion.


At the completion of the module participants will be able to:

  • Respond appropriately to instructions which contain medical terminology
  • Carry out routine tasks involving medical terminology
  • Use appropriate medical terminology in oral and written communication


This course is applicable for people who work in a health care environment and support a range of health sector roles. These may include: office workers, ward clerks, pharmacy assistants, secretaries, allied health assistants, data entry operators, volunteers etc.and may qualify for up to 36.0 hrs of Continuous Professional Development