Advanced Medical Terminology

This two-day course is designed for those who have attended an Intermediate Medical Terminology Course.

Delegates will expand their understanding of root words, suffixes and prefixes. They will also be able to recognise a wider range of abbreviations.

The course also covers basic anatomy and physiology of certain body systems and associated diseases.

Course objectives

The objectives of the course are to enable delegates to be able to:

  • Consolidate their knowledge of medical terminology
  • State the meaning of medical prefixes and suffixes at an advanced level
  • Identify root words and basic anatomy of:
    • digestive system;
    • skeletal system;
    • dermatology;
    • gynaecology;
    • nervous system;
    • cardiology;
    • oncology.

All delegates will be provided with a course manual and will be issued with a certificate upon completion of the course.

Course Participants Have Said...

  • As well as exercises in the book we did some games which brought the course to life and lots of participation with the rest of the group.

    Delegate Avon LMC July 2017
  • I thought Alison was very good, she spoke very well, remembered everyone and made the training enjoyable. I have learnt loads and enjoyed completing the 2 day course as it was very interesting.

    Delegate Avon LMC July 2017
  • I come across a lot of medical terminology in my role and this will now help me to understand things better.

    Alison was very good and made the learning informative but fun too!

    Delegate Avon LMC July 2017