Intermediate Medical Terminology

This two-day course is designed to enable delegates to identify root words and recognise prefixes and suffixes associated with various body systems and associated diseases.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to identify common abbreviations and construct complete medical terms.

Course objectives

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

  • Identify root word terminology relating to:
    • ear, nose and throat (ENT);
    • obstetrics and gynaecology;
    • orthopaedics;
    • cardiology;
    • gastroenterology;
    • nephrology;
    • general medicine/general surgery.
  • recognise medical prefixes and suffixes;
  • recognise medical abbreviations including those relating to the above subjects;
  • gain a basic understanding of other abbreviations used in the medical field.

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...

  • I really enjoyed this course and Alison’s immense knowledge. The course had the right amount of detail and I like the different revision exercises eg wordsearch and crossword – thank you!

    Jacqueline Young Course delegate IOW NHS Trust May 2017
  • The section on orthopaedics and cardiology was most useful as I come across these terms every day in referrals that I receive from GP’s

    Kayleigh Bowers Course Delegate Isle of Wight NHS Trust May 2017
  • Victoria is a great trainer. She explains very well and is extremely knowledgeable. I enjoy coming to the training and I know I will use what I have learned.

    Michelle Palmer Croydon March 2017