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Unit of competency details

BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBMED301B - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriatelyUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 25/Mar/2015


Training packages that include this unit

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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080313 Public And Health Care Administration  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080313 Public And Health Care Administration  30/Jul/2015 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

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.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Administration – Medical Services Administration

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

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

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance Criteria 

Description 

Reading

1.1-1.4, 3.2, 3.4

  • Interprets technical language within various texts
  • Determines how content can be used appropriately in the workplace

Writing

1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 2.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

  • Uses clear, specific and industry related terminology to complete and update workplace documentation

Oral Communication

1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4

  • Pronounces complex and specific words correctly and uses them in the correct context
  • Seeks the view and opinions of others by listening and questioning

Navigate the world of work

1.4

  • Understands and operates within organisational procedures and policies

Interact with others

1.1, 1.5, 2.2, 3.1-3.3

  • Selects the appropriate form, channel and mode of communication for a specific purpose relevant to own role

Get the work done

1.1, 1.2

  • Plans a range of routine tasks, accepting goals and aiming to achieve them efficiently

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title 

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

BSBMED301B Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • 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
  • 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.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • outline medical terminology relevant to the practice, including the fundamental word structure used in medical terms
  • outline the relevant policies and procedures
  • identify sources of information available to check on medical terminology.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the medical services administration field of work and include access to:

  • office equipment and resources
  • examples of documentation
  • case studies and, where possible, real situations.

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10