Medical Administration Skills

Limerick City
Price: € 550
Duration: 10 weeks - 1 morning per week
Part Time and Evening
10am to 2pm
Schedule: TBC

Course description

Medical Secretaries are hightly skilled individuals who are always in high demand by employers. Completing this course will help you gain a job as a Medical Secretary, it will give you a qualification that will help to progress your career. Possible areas to work will be in a GP practice, Clinic, for a Consultant or in the HSE.

Subjects covered on this course include:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Audio Transcription
  • Medical Case Management
  • Medical Filing Systems
  • Customer Care
  • Medical Reports & Forms
  • Medical Departments
  • Health & Safety
  • Confidentiality
  • Data Protection

Learners who successfully complete this course will:

  • Develop an awareness of the importance of communicating accurate information in a medical environment.
  • Recognise the need for understanding commonly used medical terms.
  • Demonstrate ability to spell medical terms and expand recognised medical abbreviations.
  • Develop good organisational skills.
  • Transcribe from recorded speech dictation, operating a word processing application to acceptable business standards.
  • Demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness in responding to the medical profession and the public on matters relating to health issues.
  • Read and transcribe variable quality manuscript and drafts containing medical material.
  • Improve communication skills in dealing with medical personnel and patients.

Accreditation: QQI Level 5 Medical Terminology 5N2428

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