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Introduction to Medical Terminology
Bedfordshire Health Libraries
COMET Room 3a
10:00am - 12:00pm
Do you sometimes feel a bit overwhelmed when the healthcare professionals around you use all that complicated language? This workshop aims to help you to become more confident at using and understanding medical terms. You will learn about the origin and purpose of medical terminology; how to recognise the individual components of words; the terms used for different anatomical structures, functions, and systems; and common abbreviations used in healthcare.
This skills session is restricted to the following departments at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: Anaesthetics and Critical Care, Audiology, bank , Bariatrics, Breast Screening, Breast Unit, Cardiology, Care of the Elderly, Chaplaincy, Clinical Audit, Clinical Biochemistry, Cobham Clinic, Dementia Care, Dermatology, Diabetes and Endocrinology, DME, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Emergency Department, Endoscopy, Fertility Services, Fetal Medicine, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynaecology, High Dependency Unit, Histopathology, Imaging, Infectious Diseases, Information, Integrated Community Diabetes Service (ICDS), Integrated COPD Service (ICOPD), Macmillan Cancer Unit, Maternity, Medical Education, Medical Education, Medical Microbiology, Mental health , Midwifery, Neonatology, Neurology, Neurophysiology, NICU, Nutrition and Dietetics, Obstetrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Occupational Therapy, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Oral and Maxillofacial, Orthodontics, Orthogeriatrics , Orthopaedics, Outpatients , Paediatrics, Pain Services, Palliative Care, Pathology, Pharmacy, Phlebotomy, Physiotherapy, Psychiatry, Radiology , Rehabilitation/Discharge, Research and Development, Respiratory, Rheumatology, Sexual Health, Stoma Care, Stroke, Students, Switchboard, Theatres, Training and Development, Trauma & Orthopaedics , Urgent GP Clinic, Urology.
This skills session is restricted to the following departments at Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group: Commissioning, GP.
This skills session is restricted to the following departments at Keech Hospice Care: Palliative Care.
This skills session is restricted to the following departments at Bedford Borough Council Public Health: Public Health.
This skills session is restricted to the following departments at Luton Borough Council Public Health: Public Health.This skills session is restricted to the following jobs:
Additional Clinical Services
Admin and Clerical
Allied Health Professionals
Estates and Ancillary
Medical and Dental
Nursing and Midwifery
The following job roles in the group Professional, Scientific and Technical:
APST Clinical Psychologist
APST Laboratory Technician
APST Social Worker
APST Youth Worker
Professional, Scientific and Technical (General)
The following job roles in the group Student:
Student, Physician Associate
Student, Scientific & Technical