Medical Terminology for Beginners


  1. To give delegates an insight into the terminology that may be encountered in a medical environment
  2. Assist people with a non-clinical background to have a basis knowledge of the terms used
  3. Cover basic anatomy & physiology of the systems with a basic overview of pharmaceutical terms

The workshop will be interactive and include opportunities for questions and discussion.

Learning Outcome:

Gain basic understanding of the history of medical terminology, gain understanding of abbreviations, understanding meaning and basic anatomy and physiology.

Aimed At:

Non-clinical support staff Secretarial, clerical or administrative personnel, domestic and catering staff, porters and maintenance staff, staff from hospitals, hospices, nursing homes or social services.

Course Dates: 

9th February 2018

Course Hours:

2.00 – 4.30pm

Course Leaders:

Jo Coulson, Palliative and End of Life Care Education Lead


£20 for all delegates or 3 delegates for £50 if booked together


Education Centre, Wirral Hospice St John's

For further information please contact The Education Team 0151 482 8982

@WHSJ_Edu / @Jo_hospice / @Tracey_hospice

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