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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.

Course infomation

  • Assessment is conducted throughout the course through quizzes and verbal activities. You’ll need access to a computer, ability to provide an audio assessment (e.g. computer or mobile phone recording), and the internet to complete your assessments, which you’ll submit through our online learning system.

    Resources:

    Students will require access to a reliable internet connection enabling access to Mater Education’s virtual learning environment, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player.


  • Nationally Recognised Training