Health and Social Care

Introduction to Medical Terminology

Posted: 18th Nov, 2019

Sector: Health and Social Care

This course is for those who come into contact with medical terminology on a regular basis but who have not come from a medical background. The course is ideal for staff who are new to a medical environment, those who are unfamiliar with medical terms and also for established staff who have not received any training in understanding medical terminology.


Upcoming Course Schedule

Start Date Start Time Duration
13th August 2024 9:00 AM 1 Day

What's Involved

Sessions will cover a variety of topics including:

  • Basics of medical terminology
  • Common abbreviations 
  • Basic human anatomy and physiology
  • Common medication and prescriptions


A 1 day, classroom-based course.

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Avenues of progression include:

  • Specialised qualifications that focus on particular areas of Health & Social Care


The course fees are £100 (+VAT) per person.
This course is funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and is free to Shropshire employees. 

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