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Introduction to Medical Terminology


  • Explain the concept that medical terminology can be broken down into component parts of prefixes, root words and suffixes;
  • State the meanings of commonly used prefixes, suffixes and root words in medical terms;
  • Decipher terminology associated with various diseases;
  • Recognise commonly used abbreviations and medical symbols;


The Introduction to Medical Terminology Course is designed to help delegates understand the elements of medical terminology and so increase their confidence on a day to day basis. Delegates will receive a comprehensive course manual and a certificate of attendance.

Once a booking has been made, please email info@pcdc.org.uk a postal address (preferably the organisations address) for the course manual to be posted to. This will be sent prior to the session.

Please note that this is an ONLINE course and attendees will be required to join the session remotely. Having a PC with a camera and microphone is preferrable.

Each booking made will be for ONLY 1 person, and their name will appear on the Certificate of Attendance. If multiple members of staff are attending from the same practice, each person will need to make their own booking via this booking portal or they will not receive a Certificate of Attendance.



Session time: 09:00 to 12:00
  • An introduction to how medical terms are constructed
  • Common suffixes
  • Common prefixes
  • Common roots

When: 16 Dec 2021

Duration: Half Day

Via Zoom
  • Available to:
  • Admin and Reception
  • Deputy Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Health Care Assistant
  • Practice/Organisation Manager
Special Notes:

The joining information for this session will be sent around a week prior to the session by the trainer. If you have not received a joining link TWO DAYS prior to the session, please ring us on 01158386770 or email info@pcdc.org.uk

Lunch & refreshments will NOT be provided


Vicky Wild

Vicky is a professionally accredited trainer and an RGN nurse. Her NHS experience includes orthopaedics/rheumatology, intensive care, practice nursing and school nursing. Outside of the NHS Vicky has supported the implementation of medical studies with clinical research companies, and has provided training and advice to primary health care professionals on behalf of Bayer UK. Vicky joined MST in 2000. She is based in West Yorkshire and works extensively within the NHS across the North of England