Medical Terminology


New for 2021/22 we are pleased to offer a 'two part' Medical Terminology training course!

Introduction to Medical Terminology 

This course is designed for GP Practice Administration staff who need a basic understanding of the words and language they may come across in the Practice.

If you plan to become a Note Summariser or perform clinical coding duties it is recommended that you attend this course.

The course is delivered via MS Teams. Instructions for how to prepare for remote training can be found here

Part 1 - Duration 2 hours

Course content:

  • Introduction to medical terminology
  • Identify the main human body organs and bones
  • Abbreviations and acronyms
  • Common terms used in the Language of Health

Part 2 - Duration 2 hours (coming soon)

Course content:

  • Understanding the Doctors Dictionary
  • Breaking down medical words into their component parts
  • Translate medical terms into everyday language

To find out more about this course please contact the IT Training Administration Team on or Tel: 0300 123 5678 

To book a course please use our SCW IT Course booking form.