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BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Medical Terminology


Course Information

This course provides you with the knowledge and training to understand and respond to medical instructions, communicate with a range of people in a medical environment and use appropriate medical terminology.

It gives you the skills to understand basic medical terminolgy in both a writen and oral format.

You will learn how to:

  • Respond appropriately to instructions which contain medical terminology
  • Carry out routine tasks involving medical terminology
  • Use appropriate medical terminology in oral and written communication

You will learn about medical terminology relevant to the practice, including the fundamental word structure used in medical terms.

You will learn how to consult the relevant policies and procedures pertaining to the medical profession.

You will learn how to check and identify sources of information available to check on medical terminology.

You can use these skills in any organisation that involved in the medical profession such as practice administration or first responder roles.

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete both the theoretical and practical assessment components of this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:

  • BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Initial Course Information

This course is delivered by Online Mode and requires the following:

  • Completion of online learning which takes approximately 6-8 hours

Prerequisites: None

  • All learning material for this unit is provided and assessment are completed via our online learning portal.

For further information regarding the terms and conditions of your enrolment please click here to read the student handbook

Learner Requirements

You will require access to a computer or laptop and an internet connection to complete this course.

You must also be able to use a web browser(such as Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge) and have your own valid email address. Shared emails addresses are not permitted, if you do not have your own email we suggest you create a Gmail address here

A learner undertaking this course will require a specific skill level in Language, Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Literacy.

The course has been assessed as requiring the following Australian Core Skills Framework levels:

  • Learning - Level 2
  • Reading - Level 2
  • Writing - Level 2
  • Oral Communication - Level 2
  • Numeracy - Level 0

For further information regarding these levels click here or to arrange a test to verify if you have the appropriate skills to complete the course please contact our LLN officer via our contact page or via telephone on 1300 856 684.

Cost: $395.00