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Diploma in Medical Secretary

1,499.00

Forge a new career pathway in the health industry

Learn valuable skills and learn what it takes to become a Medical Secretary. Discover how to create and manage healthcare records using Medtech Evolution software, understand medical terminology, and discover the importance of precision formatting with The Career Academy’s medical secretary course. Use this medical secretary course online to learn about discharge and death summaries, work on perfecting your business communication skills, and get experience with reading medical records correctly. Enrol in our medical secretary course and discover how far you can go.
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Course Duration

12 Months Access | ~250 hours

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

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Upskill in Health & Medical Reception
Be awarded with an industry recognised certificate of achievement on completion of this course.

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Pay your way; weekly or monthly
Start from just 1,499.00
Enrol with a flexible payment plan or pay upfront and save. Phone 01 437 8559 to discuss a payment option that suits you.

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CAREER BENEFITS

  • Discover Medtech Evolution software
  • Take a module in Medical Transcription
  • Learn basic medical and pharmacological terminology & abbreviations
  • Become qualified as a medical secretary
  • Gain a professional certificate recognised by employers
  • Course accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards
  • Receive a Certificate in Medical Terminology
  • Note: There is no extensions available for the Medical Transcription portion of this Diploma

COURSE CONTENTS

  1. Scope and Nature of Medical Terminology
  2. Anatomical Terms and Structures
  3. Medical Equipment and Procedures
  4. Pharmacological Terminology
  5. Musculoskeletal System
  6. Cardiovascular, Lymphatic and Immune System
  7. Respiratory and Reproductive Systems
  8. Digestive and Excretory Systems
  9. The Skin
  10. Nervous and Sensory Systems
  11. Certificate in Medical Terminology Assessment
  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 ManagementOptional:
  11. Introduction to Medtech Evolution
  1. Introduction to Medical Transcription
  2. Tools of the Trade
  3. Understanding Medical Records
  4. Listening Carefully
  5. Grammar, Sentence Structure, and Punctuation
  6. Style
  7. Medical Terminology and Spelling
  8. Report Formatting and Word Processing
  9. Checking Your Work
  10. Classification Systems, and Discharge and Death Summaries
  11. Infections, Blood, and Cells
  12. The Nuts and Bolts of Working as an MT

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 a certificate of achievement to help you reach your potential & earn more.
  • 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.

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.

Be awarded with an industry recognised certificate

Upon successful completion of your course, you’ll be presented with a Professional Certificate by The Career Academy. This an industry recognised certificate which will go a long way to helping you get a new job or promotion. You’ll also be given access to our exclusive Career Centre and be eligible for a free CV Review.

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There are no entry requirements or prerequisites to enrol on this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and following the prompts.  

Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors – call 01 437 8559 or email info@careeracademy.ie

This course costs €499.00 or only €25 per week on a no-deposit, interest-free payment plan. Click here to get started now. 

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 apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon completing this course, you could obtain work as a Medical Receptionist or Secretary.

Contact a friendly student advisor on 01 437 8559 to learn about potential career outcomes and where our courses could take you. You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

Your course is delivered through our online learning platform, which you can access from any web browser 24/7 to 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 necessary resources at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates; you can start whenever you are ready, and 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 (trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to review 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*.

Completing The Career Academy Diploma in Medical Secretary is an excellent first step towards a career as a Medical Secretary.

Absolutely! If you have prior experience or qualifications that cross over to some of the modules in this course, you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL). This allows you to be recognised and credited to certain modules, meaning you can reduce the number of modules you need to study, whilst still getting the full qualification. Click here to find out more about RPL
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