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Full Time Advanced Diploma in Medical Secretarial Work

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Advanced Diploma in Medical Secretarial Work What you will study This is an in-depth course suitable if you wish to gain the skills and knowledge you'll need for Medical Secretarial work. The course is divided into five modules: Module 1 This module is concerned with Health and Social Services available to the public and legislation in respect of Health and Social Services. Module 2 This module is concerned with the organisation and formats of business documents in a medical environment. Module 3 This module is concerned with the office procedures, clerical duties and the personal and practical skills necessary for medical secretarial work. Module 4 This module is concerned with the knowledge and Medical Aspects of the work, Medical Terminology, Health Education and First Aid. Module 5 This module is based on work experience and is concerned with the practical application of the knowledge and understanding of modules 1 to 4. The work experience for full-time students is a minimum of 30 hours which will be arranged to fit around your college attendance. You must also gain the following units of the OCR Level 2 Certificate in Text Processing in order to achieve the Advanced Diploma for Medical Secretaries: - Medical Audio Transcription - Medical Word Processing These qualifications will be studied during the Diploma course, no previous experience is assumed. Who the course is for This course is useful if you're looking to become a receptionist in any section of the Health service, this will include General Medical and Dental Practices, Hospitals (including ward and medical records clerks), Opticians and Health Authority Staff. How you will study The taught sessions will include a combination of classroomIT suite settings as appropriate using discussion, exercises, activities, worksheets, assignments, direct instructions, lecture sessions, videos etc according to the material being taught. A number of visits will be arranged and guest lecturersspeakers involved as appropriate. How you will be assessed The course is assessed through four written examinations (2.5 hours each) and through a nationally set Work Experience assignment. There are also examinations in Medical Audio Transcription and Medical Word Processing (1.5 hrs and 1.75 hrs). Qualification Title Advanced Diploma for Medical Secretaries Course Length For full-time students the course will be held over two full school friendly days plus two short days for one year. Part-time study could also be arranged. Home study will form an integral part of the course. Course Availability The course is available at the following campus(es): Abergele Entry Guidelines You should have a minimum of four GCSEs Grade C or above or the AMSPAR Intermediate Diploma in Medical Reception or be of an equivalent standard. For mature students a good standard of written English is essential. Your Options After the Course Once you've completed the course you could go into employment as a Receptionist in a variety of Health related areas.

Advanced Diploma in Medical Secretarial Work What you will study This is an in-depth course suitable if you wish to gain the skills and knowledge you'll need for Medical Secretarial work. The course is divided into five modules: Module 1 This module is concerned with Health and Social Services available to the public and legislation in respect of Health and Social Services. Module 2 This module...

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