Use Medical Terms in Health Care
for Australian Students
3-6 months (85 hours)
Full or Part Time
Active Tutor Support
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)
- 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
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.
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.