Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
This unit, BSBMED301 – Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately (Release 1), 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.
The elements and performance criteria are:
1 Respond appropriately to instructions which contain medical terminology.
1.1 Receive, interpret and document written and oral instructions using medical terminology.
1.2 Use checklists where appropriate.
1.3 Interpret abbreviations for specialised medical terminology.
1.4 Interpret and adhere to the policies and procedures of the workplace.
1.5 Seek clarification when necessary.
2 Carry out routine tasks
2.1 Use medical terminology correctly in the completion of routine tasks.
2.2 Seek assistance from supervisor or experienced staff member as required.
3. Use appropriate medical terminology in oral and written communication
3.1 Use appropriate medical terminology as directed, in oral communication with patients, fellow workers and health professionals.
3.2 Use appropriate medical terminology as directed, in written communication with patients, fellow workers and health professionals.
3.3 Present written communication to a designated person for verification if required.
3.4 Spell and pronounce medical terminology correctly.
- Assessor Guide / Benchmarks (29 pages);
- Learners Assessment Workbook (24 pages);
- Powerpoint Slides (130); and,
- Assessment Matrix
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These resources are based upon BSBMED301 – Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately Learning Guide developed by the Australian Medical Association (WA) in conjunction with Health Training Australia. You can purchase them online here.