Medical Terminology

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Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Tuesday 01 February for 12 weeks. €190* (€140 conc.)

Medical Terminology QQI Level 5 Certificate 5N2428

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.

Online Classes

EnrolmentNow enrolling for Online classes.
Times18:30 to 21:30
Duration12 Weeks
StartingTuesday, 01 February 2022
Live video-conferencing on Google Meet, email tutor support, free Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online, study notes and course materials online on Moodle.
How do online classes work?
*€190.00 with online discount, €140.00 for Social Welfare/PUP, €140.00 for Old Age Pension recipients, €120.00 for current and just graduated Mallow campus day students, FREE on the Training Support Grant.
DeadlineEnrol online here before Tuesday, 18 January 2022.


QQI 5N2428 Medical Terminology, Level 5 (part of 5M4468)

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

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).

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