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Medical Terminology course

R 495 (excl VAT) | 2020

eLearning: Introduction to Medical Terminology

This self-paced two part eLearning course introduces the language of medicine. Building of words and word parts is covered in Part 1 and rules and body organisation is covered in Part 2. Instruction delivery is through powerpoint and video. A certificate will be issued subject to successful completion of an assessment.

Completion of this course will enable the learner to:
  • Understand the importance of being able to write, read, and communicate using medical terminology.
  • Identify common word roots and combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes.
  • Break down medical terms into their component parts and interpret the terms correctly.
  • Use the spelling and pronunciation guidelines for medical terms derived from Greek and Latin.
  • Apply the rules of changing singular to plural terms.
  • Discuss the organization of the body.
  • Identify and label the body cavities, directions, planes and regions.

1 CPD point for attendance. 3 CPD points if assessment is completed with 70% pass rate

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