University of Technology Sydney

96202 Language of Healthcare

6cp; 4 x 1hr (Zoom meetings, online), 10hpw (activities and learning, online)

Professional studies subject



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 health records.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus

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