When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Fiona Murray
  • Course Code K24SHEJ01A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This one day introduction to medical terminology will provide a basic overview of the correct construction, recognition and usage of medical terminology. Learn how medical terms are built, and how to recognise some key medical terms from their definitions. Ideal for those with no previous knowledge of the subject, and who are keen to pursue further study in the health and clinical professions.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the meaning of the main medical terms relating to the body systems
  • Understand the structure and meaning of the main medical terms


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    This course will be delivered online via MS Teams. There will be a short test at the end of the course to assess the learning outcomes.

    Entry requirements

    There are no academic entry requirements to do this course.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    This course will be delivered online, via MS Teams. Students will be emailed a meeting link prior to the start of the course.

    What you need

    A computer with an internet connection to access MS Teams. A microphone is essential to fully take part in the class (which could be built into a laptop or headphones) and a webcam is desirable.

    What you can do next

    This course is ideal for anyone who is wanting to work within a GP Practice, hospital or any other medical establishment and who wants to quickly learn the terminology that is frequently used. So if you're wanting to become a Medical Secretary, Medical Office Manager or work in a Medical Records Department, knowing the terminology will help you quickly get to grips with the systems.