Target Audience: Anyone who is new to research in the NHS or would like a refresher on the subject
Aims & Objectives: This course aims to develop an awareness of the range of medical and nursing terminology in everyday use in clinical research settings. By the end of the session learners will be able to:
- Identify common abbreviations and interpret them correctly
- Identify and demonstrate the use of resources to assist the interpretation and use of medical terminology
- Recognise the adverse consequences related to the incorrect use of terminology / abbreviations
Course Summary: The course will use a mixture of slide presentations, activities and discussion. Learners are invited to bring examples of abbreviations or terminology that they have encountered and/or require assistance with and any local resources that they use to assist them in interpreting medical terms.