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96202 Principles and Use of Medical Terminology

6cp; 3hpw x 12wks; pre-learning 2hrs per workshop

Professional studies subject


Postgraduate

Description

This subject provides students with the opportunity to develop the knowledge necessary to understand information included in medical records. Within each body system, students are introduced to terminology used to describe the disease processes; their associated diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; and their correct English spelling and Australian pronunciation. Through working with de-identified medical records, students are provided with the opportunity to develop the ability to analyse, interpret, evaluate and communicate information extracted from heath records.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus


Detailed subject description.

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