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Certificate in Medical Reception and Terminology

Become a Certified Medical Receptionist and learn medical language the easy way

Developed by health experts, this Career Academy course will teach you how to use Microsoft Office in managing the day-to-day running of a medical practice. You’ll have the opportunity to develop the skills needed to communicate clearly and effectively in a medical environment.

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Get instant access within 1 business day and start when you’re ready

Plus receive unlimited tutor support via phone & email from experienced professionals.

Course Duration

6 Months Access | ~160 hours

Study at your own pace – students generally complete one module per-week. See our free course guide for detailed duration information.

Get qualified & Earn More

Kickstart your Health Career

Be awarded with a industry-recognised certificate of achievement on completion of this course.

Investment & Payment Options

Pay your way; weekly or monthly
Start from just 599.00

Our flexible interest-free payment plan allows you to start from only €25 per week

100% Online & 24/7 Access

Get instant access within 1 business day and start when you're ready.

Plus receive unlimited tutor support via phone & email from experienced professionals.

Duration

~160 Hours | 6 Months Access

Study in your own time, at your own pace. Students generally complete one module per-week.

Get Qualified & Earn More

Become a Certified Medical Receptionist

Be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate of achievement on completion of this course.

Investment & Payment Options

Improve your career prospects from just €599

Or from only €25 per week with our no deposit, interest free payment plan.

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Students rate us 4.8 out of 5 stars

How you'll benefit

  • Gain a certificate of achievement and work towards becoming a medical receptionist
  • Gain a practical understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Easy ways to learn medical terminology and abbreviations
  • Increase your chances of a new job or promotion

Course Modules

The Certificate in Medical Reception and Terminology comprises the following courses;

  1. Role of a Receptionist
  2. Medical Reception Service Skills
  3. Time Management, Ethics and Professionalism
  4. Maintain Patient Records
  5. Effective Business Communication
  6. Introduction to Microsoft Word
  7. Using Microsoft Excel
  8. Workplace Health and Safety
  9. First Aid and Medical Emergencies
  10. Customer Relationship Management
  11. Optional module: Introduction to Medtech Evolution
  • Scope and Nature of Medical Terminology
  • Anatomical Terms and Structures
  • Medical Equipment and Procedures
  • Pharmacological Terminology
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Cardiovascular, Lymphatic and Immune System
  • Respiratory and Reproductive Systems
  • Digestive and Excretory Systems
  • The Skin
  • Nervous and Sensory Systems

Why The Career Academy?

We’re an internationally recognised online education provider, who partners with industry to deliver you the latest and most up to date content. We have almost 15 years experience in online education and help change the lives of over 20,000 students every single year.

  • Upskill and be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate to help you reach your potential & earn more.
  • You’ll receive unlimited tutor support from experienced professionals
  • Flexible online learning so you can study whenever and wherever you want
  • Get free access to the career centre who will review and improve your CV to help you succeed
  • 83% of our graduates say our qualifications improved their ability to get a new job or promotion

You’ll receive the following membership benefits

  • Employers and members of the public will have confidence in knowing that your professional standing and qualifications have been independently verified;
  • Be part of the largest Professional Healthcare Assistant Body in Ireland;
  • Receive Discounts on IAHA products (Nurses Notepads, Diaries, Homecare Communication);
  • Receive special offers, discounts and value-added services from chosen affinity partners;
  • FREE attendance at IAHA events, plus training at a reduced rate;
  • Access to the job board were you can find Healthcare and medical reception roles in Ireland.

Receive unlimited tutor support

Our professional tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. They’re committed to providing exceptional online course support and personal tutoring to help you succeed. Throughout your course, you’ll receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.

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Be awarded with an industry recognised certificate

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Our professional tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. They’re committed to providing exceptional online course support and personal tutoring to help you succeed. Throughout your course, you’ll receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.

Our students rate us 4.8 out of 5 stars

100% Money Back Guarantee

After enrolling, you’ll receive an 14-day cooling off period (or trial period). If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee*.

599.00

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Flexible Payment Plan

Pay around your schedule with our flexible, interest-free payment plan.

  • No Credit Check
  • Start for only €25/week
  • No deposit**

Starting from €25/week
** €25 establishment fee applies, and can be integrated with your Payment Plan balance.

Upfront payment

Pay your course fees upfront and benefit from a €100 discount.

  • Save €100 on course fees
  • Best value option
  • No establishment fee



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  • Receive a free course consultation

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Download a free course guide to find out everything you need to know before enrolling

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites to enrol into this course. You can enrol online directly by selecting your course and clicking on “Enrol Now” and follow the prompts. Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors. Give them a call on 01 437 8559 or email them at info@careeracademy.ie

This course takes approximately 160 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week. But if life gets busy you can take longer and even apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon the completion of this course, you can obtain a job as a Medical Receptionist. These jobs in Ireland earn approximately €28,275 per year but can be as high as €32,845 per year. (Payscale)

Contact a friendly student advisor on 01 437 8559 to find out about potential career outcomes and see where our courses can take you. Employers also constantly approach The Career Academy looking for students and employers also advertise jobs in the Career Centre (available once you enrol). You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

This qualification is Internationally recognised. Our qualifications are highly sought after by employers around the world and accredited by global industry bodies such as ICOES.

Your course will be delivered through our online learning platform. You can access our online learning platform from any web browser 24/7 so you can work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the resources you need at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates, you can start whenever you are ready. Your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got a 14 day cooling off period (or trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to look through all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee*.

You will be able to understand medical terminology the easy way. This certification is designed for people with no or limited medical training, who would like to work in a medical environment. You’ll develop the skills needed to communicate clearly and effectively using medical terminology.
You should gain a Certificate in Medical Reception & Terminology.
Absolutely! With a medical terminology certificate, you’ll find just how valuable it is when it comes to opening doors in the medical profession.
Working within a medical or health environment or completing a practical medical terminology course. 
A medical receptionist is responsible for managing the day-to-day running of a medical practice.
You can learn medical the quick and easy way by completing an online course which in as little as 10 weeks!