5.1 Understanding Medical Terms

This self-paced online module familiarises participants with common medical terms used in the healthcare setting.

Who should participate?
Staff new to the industry who do not have a science or healthcare background should participate.

Learning outcomes

  • Understands the origins of medical terms, fundamental word structure, pronunciation and common abbreviations
  • Practices terminology usage through practical examples.

This module aligns to VET competency BSBMED301A Use Advanced Medical Terminology. For information on how to complete an assessment that will lead to a Statement of Attainment for this competency, please contact MTAA. Copyright is owned by the Commonwealth of Australia.

How much does it cost?
This module is available at no cost. Funding for the development was made possible by the Australian Flexible Learning Framework Industry Integration of E-learning grant.

Within 24 hours of a user completing the online learning module, a certificate of participation will be available for download via “My Portal” from the MTAA Website from the “Certificates” item under the “My Content” menu.

How do I register?
To register for this module click “Add to Cart” below. You must be logged into “My Portal”, or you can create your own account if you don’t already have one. Payment must be made by Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express) at the time of booking. All Credit card payments are processed via our secure registration provider, Securepay. There are no additional fees for payment by credit card.

How do I Access?
Online learning is accessed through “My Portal” from the MTAA Website from the “Online Learning” item under the “My Account” menu.

License, use, transfers and refunds
A single user licence is issued for 12 weeks access to the purchased MTAA online learning module for the assigned user. Online learning modules are non- transferrable and non-refundable.

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