BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Unit code: BSBMED301 | Study level: TAFE
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Footscray Nicholson
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St Albans
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Overview

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand and respond to instructions; to carry out routine tasks and communicate with a range of internal/external clients in a medical environment; as well as use appropriate medical terminology.  It applies to individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in various medical administration contexts. They may exercise discretion and judgment using appropriate knowledge to provide technical advice and support to a team.

Assessment

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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • interpret and follow written instructions containing medical terminology;
  • produce documents containing correct medical terminology according to organisational requirements;
  • use medical terminology correctly in oral communications, and;
  • identify and use appropriate abbreviations for medical terms and associated processes.

Note: if a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

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