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Medical Terminology

Undergraduate | LTU-HIM1MTA | 2024

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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
12 weeks
Start dates
4 Mar 2024

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Medical Terminology

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Define the meaning of medical and anatomical words, acronyms and abbreviations used in describing diagnostic, procedural and disease processes.
    2. Apply knowledge of medical word part definitions and human structure and function to correctly build and use medical terms in clinical settings.
    3. Analyse human pathophysiology, procedures and treatment in recorded medical documentation.
    4. Demonstrate speaking and spelling skills in the language/vocabulary of medicine.
    5. Collaboratively prepare and evaluate medical documentation utilised in clinical settings.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • LAT-HIM-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Health Information Management


Prerequisites: Students must be admitted in the following course: HB001O.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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