Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver BSBMED301B, 'Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



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. Ensure own understanding of abbreviations for specialised medical terminology and associated processes

1.4. Ensure own understanding of and adhere to, the policies and procedures of the enterprise

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

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBMED301B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPP50711 - Diploma of Access Consulting
  • CPP40811 - Certificate IV in Access Consulting
  • BSB41707 - Certificate IV in Recordkeeping
  • BSB31107 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)
  • PSP61110 - Advanced Diploma of Interpreting
  • PSP52410 - Diploma of Interpreting
  • PSP52310 - Diploma of Translating
  • HLT32607 - Certificate III in Pathology
  • HLT41107 - Certificate IV in Ambulance Communications
  • HLT40507 - Certificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support
  • HLT32507 - Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
  • HLT43807 - Certificate IV in Sterilisation Services
  • HLT43207 - Certificate IV in Health Administration
  • HLT32907 - Certificate III in Health Administration
  • HLT30207 - Certificate III in Non-Emergency Client Transport
  • HLT43307 - Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting
  • HLT32407 - Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance
  • HLT41507 - Certificate IV in Hyperbaric Technology
  • HLT31407 - Certificate III in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support
  • HLT21107 - Certificate II in Emergency Medical Service First Response
  • HLT52007 - Diploma of Practice Management
  • HLT40407 - Certificate IV in Health Supervision
  • HLT31907 - Certificate III in Ambulance Communications (Call-taking)
  • HLT33107 - Certificate III in Basic Health Care

And the skillsets: