Medical Terminology

Discover amazing facts about the human body and unravel the mysteries of our Latin-based medical language in our Medical Terminology course.
Of course, medical terminology is an essential foundation for any healthcare course, and can set you up for a career in the industry. This course would suit you if you:

  • work in a healthcare field
  • are pursuing a career in health administration
  • want a head start on your medical study
  • just want to expand your knowledge.

You’ll gain the skills and knowledge you need to interpret and apply medical terminology in the healthcare environment, including:

  • word building—understanding stem words, prefixes and suffixes
  • body systems
  • common accepted abbreviations
  • using medical terminology in both verbal and written communication.


Learning Outcome

On successful completion of this Nationally Recognised Training course you’ll receive a Statement of Attainment for BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately (Australian citizens and residents only).
If you’re not an Australian citizen or resident, you’ll receive a statement of completion.

Duration and cost

This online learning module will take about 60 hours of your time. You can study at your own pace—whenever and wherever it’s convenient.
The course costs $150, and includes both online resources and access to trainers for support. (Note: participants will require internet access).


Cancellation and refund policy


Assessment is conducted throughout the course through written quizzes and verbal activities. You’ll need access to a computer, the internet and a mobile phone to complete your assessments, which you’ll submit through the online learning system.
For more information, please read the System Requirements.

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