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Medical Secretary Level 3

Open Study College
Course summary
389 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Course description
Course Content

Unit 1: Primary and Secondary Care

  • Identify the funding streams and frameworks in primary and secondary care
  • Discuss the different personnel and their roles in primary and secondary care
  • Discuss the skills required for a medical secretary in primary and secondary care
  • Explain the process of clinical auditing

Unit 2: Medical Terminology

  • Identify key medical terminology
  • Discuss medical terminology relating to the body systems
  • Identify medical terminology and abbreviations relating to prescriptions and drugs
  • Discuss medical terminology relating to medical specialities

Unit 3: Working in the Clinical Environment

  • Discuss the principles of infection
  • Describe the principles of medical ethics
  • Explain the importance of confidentiality
  • Describe the concept of health promotion

Unit 4: Medical Administration

  • Discuss the importance and process of accurate record keeping
  • Describe the use of appointment systems
  • Describe the role of medical administration in the NHS
  • Explain the role of medical administration in private practice and complementary therapies

Unit 5: Communication Skills

  • Explain how and when to communicate with patients
  • Discuss telephone communications
  • Evaluate verbal and non-verbal communications
  • Discuss the obstacles presented by diversity

Unit 6: IT Skills

  • Explain the main principles of computer operation
  • Describe electronic medicine processes
  • Discuss information management technology
  • Describe the key software used

Expenses



Pay Now: GBP 389.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 73.35 with a deposit of GBP
48.90 totalling 489

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