Medical Terminology

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Course Outline

The medical profession is one of the most rewarding industries to work in – it is also very unique.

Comprising 15 comprehensive and interactive lessons, this course has been developed to help you get under the skin of commonly used medical terminology across a wide range of disciplines including biology, cardiology, psychology and many more. You will be guided through each speciality step-by-step and learn how seemingly complicated medical jargon is built up from word roots, prefixes and suffixes, so this language becomes second nature to you.

We want to ensure you find your training path as easy as possible so, as with our standard training method, this course can be studied …

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Course Outline

The medical profession is one of the most rewarding industries to work in – it is also very unique.

Comprising 15 comprehensive and interactive lessons, this course has been developed to help you get under the skin of commonly used medical terminology across a wide range of disciplines including biology, cardiology, psychology and many more. You will be guided through each speciality step-by-step and learn how seemingly complicated medical jargon is built up from word roots, prefixes and suffixes, so this language becomes second nature to you.

We want to ensure you find your training path as easy as possible so, as with our standard training method, this course can be studied at times to suit you and at your own pace meaning you can fit your training around your existing work and life commitments.

On successful completion of this course you will be able to add the renowned Pitman Training accolade to add to your CV, a sure sign to employers that you have been trained to the highest possible standard.

Benefits

• Flexibility of self-paced training methods

• Variety of exercises to aid the learning process

• Interactive PowerPoint presentations created for each speciality

• A workbook to use as a reference guide

• The opportunity to gain the widely recognised Pitman Training certification.

• The opportunity to go on to take the City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Medical Terminology examination.

Aims & Objectives

Through a series of self-paced, comprehensive lessons you'll work through each medical specialism and learn the terminology frequently used within each area. You'll learn how the words are formed and become so familiar with it that it becomes second nature to you.

Target Audience

This course is ideal for anyone who is wanting to work within a GP Practice, hospital or any other medical establishment and who wants to quickly learn the terminology that is frequently used. So if you're wanting to become a Medical Secretary, Medical Office Manager or work in a Medical Records Department, knowing the terminology will help you quickly get to grips with the systems.

Course Content

There are 15 lessons within this course, each covering a different medical speacialism: -

DurationThis course will take around 35 hours to work through. You will also need to allow extra time for additional study.Study Options

Our Medical Terminology course is part of our distance learning range – which can be accessed online via our distance learning portal.

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