Why do you think it is necessary for some letters or correspondence to be authorised by a
practitioner, manager or supervisor? (120 words)
I think that it is important for letters or correspondence to be authorised by a practitioner,
manager or supervisor
Complete these tasks:
Compile a list of 10 different medical terms or words that might be used in a medical
practice. For each of these words or terms provide the definition or meaning and, using a
medical dictionary, give a breakdown of the pronunciat
What is the difference between policy and procedure documents? (120 words)
The difference between policy and procedure documents is that a policy document
is a document that outlines the ways in which an organisation will support vision,
mission and go
Complete the table by filling in the missing information about the basic systems of the body.
Main organs or
Mouth, Salivary glands,
stomach, small intestine,
Write a paragraph to explain why it is important to use appropriate medical
terminology as directed, in oral and written communication with patients, fellow
workers and health professionals.
It is very important to use appropriate medical terminology i
1. What do these acronyms and abbreviations stand for?
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Medical Benefits Schedule
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Bachelor of Den
BSBMED301 INTERPRET AND APPLY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY APPRORPIATELY
List five guidelines that could help you pronounce medical terminology and three tips for
writing medical terminology correctly.
Five guidelines to help pronounce medical terminol
BSBMED301 INTERPRET AND APPLY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY APPROPRIATELY
1. Why is it important to understand the medical terminology used in a medical
It is very important to understand the medical terminology used in a medical
List eight routine tasks an administrative assistant might undertake in a medical
practice that would require an understanding of medical terminology.
Completing stock records
Processing orders (eg: drugs, general/ office equipment and supplies
If a medical receptionist was not familiar with a medical word or how to spell, use or
pronounce it, what action should they take? (60 words)
It is very important that they ask for assistance rather than taking the risk of making
seriously dangerous mista