An Introduction to Medical Terminology

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What’s covered on the day?

This session is for those who would benefit from understanding the component parts of medical terminology.
An understanding of medical terminology is essential for anyone working in the medical industry. Delegates will reap the benefits of the course immediately and will be able to apply the learning to everyday situations in their place of work.


There is no formal assessment required for this course, learners will complete a knowledge assessment at the end of the training to allow them to evidence
their understanding and a certificate of attendance will be issued to support this assessment, and both can be used within a portfolio of CPD.

Number of Delegates: 15

Duration: Full Day

CPD Hours: 7

Participatory Hours: 5

Learning Outcomes

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  • Explain the concept that medical terminology can be broken down into component parts of prefixes, root words and suffixes;
  • State the meanings of commonly used prefixes, suffixes and root words in medical terms;
  • Decipher terminology associated with various diseases;
  • Recognise commonly used abbreviations and medical symbols;
  • Obtain a fundamental understanding of the body structure and systems;
  • Explain the six categories in which the body is studied.
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