Interpret and Apply Medical Terminology - PDC52476




2 hours

Medical terminology is vocabulary for accurately describing the human body and associated components, conditions, and processes in a science-based manner and is used in the medical, nursing and pre-hospital fields. This online Short Course will assist you with learning medical terminology.

The fee for this short course will be $45.00.

Standard Course Structure

Study Mode: Online
Duration: 2 hours
  1. Outline common terminology used in the health and medical setting
  2. Understand the common prefixes and suffixes in medical terminology to describe anatomical landmarks and physiological processes
  3. Review a glossary and list of common abbreviations recognised universally by health professionals.


Online Quiz

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work or study in the health profession.

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

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