Use Medical Terms in Health Care
for Australian Students


RTO compliant ICD-10-AM 12th Ed
Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) and
Australian Coding Standards (ACS)


3-6 months (85 hours)
Full or Part Time

Active Tutor Support

Any time
Flexible Hours

The Vocabulary of Medicine – the Basis to many Careers

This course is designed to build skills in medical vocabulary for clinical coders, including the following:

  • Identify medical terms used in clinical documentation
  • Communicate using medical terminology
  • Identify health status of patients (by interpreting and analysis of terms in health records)

Vocabulary Modules

  • Medical Vocabulary Basics
  • Musculoskeletal Vocabulary
  • Integumentary  (skin and connective tissue) Vocabulary
  • Mental Health Vocabulary
  • Pharmacology Vocabulary
  • Infectious Disease Vocabulary
  • Oncology Vocabulary
  • Urinary Vocabulary
  • Male Reproductive Vocabulary
  • Endocrine Vocabulary
  • Radiology and nuclear Vocabulary
  • Gynaecology Vocabulary
  • Obstetric Vocabulary
  • Nervous System Vocabulary
  • The Senses Vocabulary
  • Digestive Vocabulary
  • Cardiovascular Vocabulary

Recognition on Successful Completion

eHE is authorised by the Australian Government to issue qualifications including certificates associated with this course.

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the following:

  • HLTCCD003 Use Medical Terminology in Healthcare

Required Texts & Materials

Full details on how to obtain your books are in the Getting Started Guide you will receive following your enrolment, but a summary and links are given below.

Recognition of our International Experience & Innovation

Industry Engagement

eHE staff and contributors have been active participants in the national Workforce evaluations of clinical coder education, and the recent review which led to the development of the Diploma in Clinical Coding.

Our course developers and tutors have worked as coders, auditors, and lecturers in Health Information Management Programs and many have been senior members of the Health Information Management Association National Board. They have worked as advisers to coding services in Australia and internationally and are regarded as senior members of the profession.

The eHE training team participate regularly in clinical coding governance activities discussing coding standards and correct coding with the eHRol community of Teachers, Coding Managers and Mentors.

EHE provided me with the most professional and well organized fascinating education journey.  the knowledge, experience and real practical clinical coding environment equipped me with all I needed.  It was the most valuable investment I’ve ever made.

– Abdullah

The Clinical Coder training courses are a well structured course delivered via an easy to follow online platform. The tutors are knowledgeable and helpful and the flexible nature of the course enables you to do it at your own pace and in a time that suits your schedule. The clinical knowledge and practice cases ensures that you are work ready for a professional coding position.

– Megan

Immerse Yourself in Digital Health

Access a simulated workplace environment for immersion in Digital Health

The eHealth Records online learning portal (eHRol) is cloud-based and ideal for studying health record content, data and code systems. eHRol is the end-to-end tool to simulate the EHR (electronic health record) environment, develop skills and workforce capabilities.

By using eHRol, the world leading clinical coder training tool, to simulate the clinical coding environment, with our tutor acting as your mentors, you will not just gain knowledge – but real skills.