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...

  • The course was very relevant and delivered exceptionally well.

    Victoria is amazing such a great teacher! It’s been a pleasure!

    Delegate Receptionist City Way Surgery, Kent February 2020
  • Victoria is an excellent facilitator , very engaging and explains in easy to understand terms.

    The booklet is very useful with plenty of information to take back to work.

    Delegate Administrator Thorndike Surgery, Kent February 2020
  • The course was a great help to understand the technical side of my job.

    The knowledge and personal experiences of the the trainer helped to concrete terminology and understanding.

    Delegate Administrator North Ridge Medical Practice, Kent February 2020