Introduction to Medical Terminology – Live Online Course – Mandarin (June 2024)


There is a simple way to learn and understand Medical Terminology. Most words are simply a combination of different parts or elements. In this course, you will learn the frequently used roots, prefixes, and suffixes of common medical terminology.

This course is designed for all non-clinical staff working in healthcare settings such as interpreters & translators, medical receptionists, administrative assistants and anyone else working behind the scenes, in a non-clinical role, assisting medical staff.

This course is also recommended for interpreters who are preparing for the Knowledge Test component of the NAATI Certified Specialist Health Interpreter Test.

This course will be presented in Mandarin.



  • This live online course will run over two days
  • This live online course will be conducted in Mandarin
  • Day 1: Saturday 1 June 2024 – 10am-4pm AEST
  • Day 2: Saturday 8 June 2024- 10am-4pm AEST
  • This is a live online course via Zoom

Registration Fee:

  • $345 inc GST
  • 15% Discount for All Graduates T&I with coupon code allgw15
  • 15% Discount for AUSIT Members with coupon code ausitw15
  • 25% Discount for Students, please email BEFORE registering for the live online course

This course will cover the following items:

  • Teaching Medical Terminology through; basic anatomy and physiology of the main body systems,
  • Most common diseases and disorders,
  • Assessment and treatment methods, including commonly used medicines.

Who would this be useful for?

  • Entry-level or new interpreters.
  • Experienced interpreters looking for a refresher
  • Interpreters at all levels who are pursuing to become a NAATI Specialist Health Interpreter (CSHI)

Course Facilitator:

With clinical experience in China, Malaysia and Australia, Dr Bee Yen Ooi initially studied Clinical Medicine in both Chinese and English language. She has more than 10 years of clinical experience with a special interest in teaching, research and Diagnostic Radiology. Currently working as a Junior Medical Officer in a metropolitan Melbourne hospital, she is additionally the Medical Education Facilitator for All Graduates – Interpreting & Translating, and a tutor for IMG Institute.
She is in ongoing collaboration with a Radiology Department in Beijing, China as a translator and proofreader of research papers.

Dr Ooi is also the Director and Founder of Dana Charity Group, which has implemented projects and fundraising internationally.


Live Online Course Schedule:

Day 1:
Introduction of the Medical Terminology
Greek and Latin Word Roots
Greek and Latin Prefixes
Greek and Latin Suffixes
Quizzes & Interactive Games

Day 2:
General rules in forming Medical Terminology (Singular to plural; Pronunciation)
Medical Terminology of the Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Gastrointestinal Tract, Renal and Musculoskeletal Systems
Medical Terminology of the Endocrine, Haematological, Reproductive and Ear Nose & Throat Systems
Common Investigations and Medications
Quizzes & Interactive Games

PD Points:

Learners will be eligible to 40 points towards NAATI recertification (Category 1.4 OR 3.1 of NAATI Recertification Professional Development Catalogue).

Hourly Schedule

2-Day Schedule

10:00 am - 04:00 pm
June 1 2024
Day 1
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
June 8 2024
Day 2


Jun 01 2024


10:00 am - 4:00 pm