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SSHLT0019

Interpret and Apply Medical Terminology Appropriately Skill Set

Develop or brush up on your medical terminology skills and learn how to communicate effectively with patients, fellow workers and health professionals. This skill set will equip you with the skills required to work in a number of medical administration roles.

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TIME Anytime
STUDY LOCATIONS Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus Online
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$310

Course overview

This short course will get you job ready by teaching you how to accurately decipher medical acronyms and clinical notes. This skill set is also perfect for people already working in medical administration wanting to brush up on their skills and get a competitive edge.

You'll learn how to interpret abbreviations, spell and pronounce medical terminology correctly, and use appropriate medical terminology in oral and written communication with patients, fellow workers and health professionals.

Successful completion of this course will equip you with the skills required to gain a medical administration role in a medical practice, dental surgery, pathology collection centre or a radiology clinic.

What can I do?

  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Administrator

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete the core unit from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBMED301
    Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBMED301
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand and respond to instructions; to carry out routine tasks and communicate with a range of internal/external clients in a medical environment; as well as use appropriate medical terminology.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
Anytime
10 weeks
Part time - 6 hours per week
Online
  • Full fee: $310
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mount Isa
Anytime
10 weeks
Part time - 6 hours per week
Online
  • Full fee: $310
Townsville (Pimlico)
Anytime
10 weeks
Part time - 6 hours per week
Online
  • Full fee: $310
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Anytime
10 weeks
Part time - 6 hours per week
  • Full fee: $310
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
Anytime
10 weeks
Part time - 6 hours per week
Online
  • Full fee: $310
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mount Isa
Anytime
10 weeks
Part time - 6 hours per week
Online
  • Full fee: $310
Townsville (Pimlico)
Anytime
10 weeks
Part time - 6 hours per week
Online
  • Full fee: $310
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Anytime
10 weeks
Part time - 6 hours per week
  • Full fee: $310

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Interpret and Apply Medical Terminology Appropriately Skill Set (SSHLT0019)

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Interpret and Apply Medical Terminology Appropriately Skill Set

COURSE CODE: SSHLT0019
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Resources Required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

All resources and assessments are available and completed online using the learning management system, Connect.

Need to know

The course is online with 10 weeks from start to finish to complete the unit. 4-6 hours per week.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online.