Course Aims

Having little or no experience in the healthcare industry, but would still like to have an understanding of common medical terms? Confused by seemingly similar medical terms like Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia or Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis? You are not alone! 

Learning and understanding medical terms and disorders commonly used by doctors and other healthcare professionals can be a daunting task for many people.  To make the learning easier, this one-day short course will provide you with some simple strategies and skills to understand and learn common medical terms and disorders. You will also be introduced to smartphone apps to aid in your understanding of medical terminology.


What You’ll Study

  • Introduction to the human body
  • Organization of the human body systems and related disorders
  • Medical word structure & analysis
  • Elements of medical terminology
  • Common diagnostic terms and tools
  • Common medical abbreviations used in hospitals  and healthcare settings

Who Should Attend

Anyone interested in understanding and learning medical terms and disorders commonly used by healthcare professionals.

Employees working in healthcare-related industries like pharmaceutical companies, companies dealing with the sales of medical equipment/product, and/or administrative staff working in a healthcare environment may also join this course to learn more about the commonly used medical terms.

Course Fees

Fees Type

Total Fees Payable(inclusive of GST)  

Total Course Fees


S’pore Citizen ˂40 years old (after 70% SSG subsidy)


S’pore PR across all ages (after 70% SSG subsidy)


S’pore Citizen ≥40 years old (after 90% SSG subsidy)


S’pore Citizen and S’pore PR under SME (after 90% SSG subsidy)


S’pore Citizen under WTS scheme (after 95% SSG subsidy)


This course is also SFC eligible.

NYP reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any course and amend the fees/information without prior notice.


Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion upon completion of the course.