Medical Terminology QQI Level 5 (Online Course) Wednesday

Medical Terminology QQI Level 5 ONLINE                        

Wednesday 6.30-9.00pm

Duration: 13 Weeks

Tuition Fee:    €280

Start Date:      Tuesday 2nd February 2021

This module is designed to enable the learner to understand and recognise medical terminology specifically used in a GP surgery or dental practice.

Course Content

Learners will be able to:

  • Examine a range of medical terminology required by a medical receptionist or secretary
  • Describe the sources of information available to the medical receptionist or secretary
  • Examine the importance of using correct medical terminology in communicating with patients and medical practitioners
  • Apply medical pronunciation and spelling correctly

Learning Outcomes

  1. Examine a range of medical terminology required by a medical receptionist or secretary within the general medical practice and or specialist medical practice context 
  2. Explore current relevant legislation regarding Health Services in Ireland
  3. Describe the sources of information available to the medical receptionist or secretary
  4. Examine the importance of using correct medical terminology in communicating with patients and medial practitioners 2
  5. Apply medical pronunciation and spelling correctly
  6. Define medical abbreviations used in medical investigations and diagnosis
  7. Define medical terminology associated with the medical specialities carried out in a large general hospital
  8. Define medical terms used in medical reports and summaries
  9. Use correct medical terminology in a wide range of specialities; when dealing with both patients and medical practitioners
  10. Assemble and prepare X-ray reports
  11. 11 Prepare final medical reports; ensuring the use of appropriate terminology, language and format.

Course Delivery

These courses are delivered through an online learning approach (unless otherwise stated) and are designed to inspire, motivate, facilitate, and support students in completing their QQI Qualification through a range of Virtual and interactive methods.

Students must have basic IT Skills.

Course requirements for Online Learning

  • Access to the use of a laptop/PC/tablet/smart phone
  • Google Chrome is the recommended browser
  • Good internet connection.

Fee Information  

A fee waiver of 25% is provided for applicants in receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment. Please also check other fee waiver entitlements with Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP), INTREO or your Local Employment Service (LES) office that you may be eligible for.

Fees apply to all part-time programmes.

Tuition Fee:   €280

Accreditation: QQI Level 5 Minor Award in Medical Terminology 5N2428 (5M1997)

 

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