Medical Terminology: QQI Level 5

Now enrolling for Thursdays.

Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Thursday 22 April for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.)

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.

Course Requirements

Course Costs

Course costs already include QQI certification.

Grant Funding

Courses can be free for Social Welfare or PUP recipients with the Training Support Grant (up to €1,000 per year).

Online Classes

Now enrolling for Online classes.

Location: Online
Study online with live video-conferencing on Google Meet, email tutor support, free Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online, and your study notes and course materials online on Moodle. How do online classes work?.

Nights: Thursday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Thursday, 22 April 2021

Price: €175.00
*€165.00 with online discount, €122.50 for Social Welfare/PUP, €122.50 for Old Age Pension recipients, €105.00 for current and just graduated Mallow College day students. (Course costs already include QQI certification.)

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Enrolment: Enrol online here.


QQI 5N2428 Medical Terminology, 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.
  • Official QQI specifications and assessment breakdown: QQI 5N2428 Medical Terminology, Level 5

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