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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.



  • An introduction to how medical terms are constructed
  • Common suffixes
  • Common prefixes
  • Common roots

When: 22 Sep 2020

Duration: 1/2 Day 09:00 to 12:00

  • Available to:
  • Admin and Reception
  • ANP
  • Deputy Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Health Care Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Practice/Organisation Manager

Lunch 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