This course includes the following components of the Diploma of Clinical Coding HLT50321:

  • HLTCCD003  Use medical terminology in health care
  • HLTCCD004 Interpret clinical documentation using knowledge of anatomy and physiology

Nationally Recognised Training

Text books:  Students are required to purchase the text book:  Mastering Medical Terminology   ($60 – $100)  All other materials are provided by eHE.

Personal Tutor is allocated to all students.

Pre-requisites:  none


This course is designed to build skills in medical vocabulary and medical practice and sciences including the following skills:

  • Identify medical terms used in clinical documentation
  • Communicate using medical terminology
  • Identify the health status of patients
  • Identify the structure and function of the human body and the effect of dieses and conditions
  • Identify the appropriate investigation and treatment for diseases and conditions.
  • Apply and maintain knowledge of anatomy and physiology
  • Use knowledge of anatomy and physiology and interventions to understand and analyse the content of a health record

Note:  If you are interested in the terminology used as a code system in healthcare clinical see the EHE courses on SNOMED CT.