Course: Medical Terminology
Category: Criminology/Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Description:
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the range of medical terminology applicable and relevant specifically to a medical receptionist or secretarial role in a medical practice, clinic and or hospital context

Course Content:

o Examine a range of medical terminology required by a medical receptionist or secretary within a general medical practice and or specialist medical practice context 
o Explore current relevant legislation regarding Health Services in Ireland 
o Describe the sources of information available to the medical receptionist or secretary 
o Examine the importance of using correct medical terminology in communicating with patients and medical practitioners 
o Apply medical pronunciation and spelling correctly 
o Define medical abbreviations used in medical investigations and diagnosis 
o Define medical terminology associated with the medical specialties carried out in a large general hospital 
o Define medical terms used in medical reports and summaries 
o Use correct medical terminology in a wide range of specialties; when dealing with both patients and medical practitioners 
o Assemble and prepare X-ray reports 
o Prepare final medical reports; ensuring the use of appropriate terminology, language and format.

Tutor: TBA TBA
Fee: €385
Duration: 20 weeks
Start Date: 2019-02-04
Start/End Time: 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Day: Monday