Course Title: Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4367 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course Title: Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 60

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6066C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

HWSS6066C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

HWSS6066C

City Campus

TAFE

535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2022,
Term2 2022

Course Contact: Jade Cusworth

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8382

Course Contact Email: jade.cusworth@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand and respond to instructions; to carry out routine tasks and communicate with a range of internal/external clients in a medical environment; as well as use appropriate medical terminology.
It applies to individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in various medical administration contexts. They may exercise discretion and judgment using appropriate knowledge to provide technical advice and support to a team.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites or co-requisites for this course.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Elements:

1. Respond appropriately to instructions which contain medical terminology

2. Carry out routine tasks

3. Use appropriate medical terminology in oral and written communication


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

You must demonstrate Performance and Knowledge Evidence of the unit in order to be deemed competent.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessment Task 1: Online written assessment

Assessment Task 2: Oral Presentation


Competency based training requires you to be in attendance in order for assessment to be undertaken.

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.