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Medical Secretary Diploma

Become a qualified medical secretary & work in a medical practice or department

This course will teach you all the vital skills you need to work in a medial environment. You’ll learn about medical terminology, medical transcription, plus how to create and maintain a professional medical office or department. Covering everything from creating and managing healthcare records to preparing medical reports in excel, with this course you’ll find just how valuable it is when it comes to opening doors in the medical profession.

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Duration

~250 Hours | 12 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 Secretary

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

Investment & Payment Options

Improve your career prospects for just €1,499

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

Students rate us 4.8 out of 5 stars

How you'll benefit

  • Get qualified as a medical secretary and gain employment in a medical environment.
  • Understand medical terminology and abbreviations.
  • Gain a professional certificate recognised by employers.
  • Work with an experienced tutors and other students to successfully complete your course.
  • Increase your chances of a new job or promotion.
  • Get your foot through the door as a medical professional.
  • This course has been accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (ICOES), which guarantees you a high standard of content with measurable outcomes from a reputable training organisation.

Course Modules

The Diploma of Medical Secretary comprises the following courses;

  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 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

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FAQS

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 0800342829 or email them at info@careeracademy.co.nz

Absolutely! You’ve got a 8 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 less a $50 + GST administration fee.

Our qualifications prepare you take on a huge range of practical based roles. Contact a friendly student advisor on 0800 342 829 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 for jobs in the Career Centre (available once you enrol). You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

Watch this video to see how online learning works: Your course will be delivered by 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 in 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 will check in on your progress and you do need to set up time to do your work. 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, or if you have time you can do more than one module a week.