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Medical Terminology Course - Certificate of Proficiency

Course code: HEAL401/01 (March)
Course dates: Monday 6 March – Monday 2 October 2023
Duration: 7 months (4 assessments to be successfully completed)
Course cost: $735.00 Domestic, $940.00* International

Course code: HEAL401/02 (May)
Course dates: Monday 1 May – Monday 4 December 2023
Duration: 7 months (4 assessments to be successfully completed)
Course cost: $735.00 Domestic, $940.00* International
Please note: this is the last course to run in 2023, the next will be in 2024, please contact us for more information.

* Some additional fees apply - find out more

Important: Student fees must be paid in full by the start date of the course. Payment is recommended at the enrolment stage and secures your place on the course.

This is a self-directed, seven-month course that is delivered online. It is mainly aimed at students who are already in - or looking to gain employment in - the healthcare arena, like hospitals (medical records, ward clerks, typists and clinic receptions), doctors surgeries, radiology departments, allied health surgeries or insurance companies (underwriters).

This short course covers the structure of medical terms and definition of components, followed by units for each body system with terms related to anatomy, physiology, diseases, investigations, procedures and pharmacology. It includes expansion of abbreviations used in New Zealand health records.

If your employer is paying the fees for this course, let us know by email when you apply: medterminfo@aut.ac.nz

*If you are an International Student some additional fees may apply

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You can apply online to study this course.

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