Medical Terminology QQI Level 5

Medical/Surgical Operative Photography by Phalinn Ooi @Flickr
Medical/Surgical Operative Photography by Phalinn Ooi @Flickr


The aim of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the range of medical terminology applicable and relevant specifically to a medical receptionist or secretarial role in a medical practice, clinic and or hospital context.

Night: Wednesday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 12 Weeks
Starting: Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Cost: €270.00 (€15 off online)

QQI Certification fee of €20 is included in the course fee.


QQI 5N2428 Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • To facilitate the learner to develop proficiency in analysing, constructing, recognizing, spelling and pronouncing medical terminology.
  • To facilitate the learner to use medical terminology appropriately and professionally within the communication process and systems of healthcare.
  • To enable the learner to explore legislative policies associated with the healthcare services and the sources of information available to the medical secretary.
  • To facilitate the learner to develop writing and organisational skills in the preparation of medical reports.
  • Examine a range of medical terminology required by a medical receptionist or secretary within a general medical practice and or specialist medical practice context.
  • Explore current relevant legislation regarding Health Services in Ireland.
  • Describe the sources of information available to the medical receptionist or secretary.


€15 discount when you enrol online, or 20% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 50% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.


Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Autumn 2018 will take place at on Monday 10th September 2018 from 7 to 8pm at Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.

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