Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Terminology

Paper code: HEAL401/01 (March)
Course dates: Monday 9 March – Monday 5 October 2020
Duration: 7 months (4 assessments to be successfully completed)
Course cost: $695.00 Domestic, $815.00* International

Paper code: HEAL401/02 (May)
Course dates: Monday 11 May – Monday 7 December 2020
Duration: 7 months (4 assessments to be successfully completed)
Course cost: $695.00 Domestic, $815.00* International

This is a self-directed, seven-month paper that is delivered online. It is mainly aimed at students who are already in - or looking to gain employment in - the healthcare arena, eg 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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