First Steps Medical Secretary

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Who is this course for?

Medical secretaries are specialist secretaries, with some understanding of medical 'speak'. If you go into this field it's your role to help doctors, hospital consultants and other senior medical staff manage important administrative and secretarial tasks so they can spend more face to face time with their patients. As a medical secretary you'll be seen as an important part of the team no matter where you choose to work - in a healthcare centre, GP surgery, medical school, for a private practice, in complementary medicine or for a medical charity or pharmaceutical company.

What will I do on the course?

This course will give a 'taster' to the well-recognised Medical …

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Who is this course for?

Medical secretaries are specialist secretaries, with some understanding of medical 'speak'. If you go into this field it's your role to help doctors, hospital consultants and other senior medical staff manage important administrative and secretarial tasks so they can spend more face to face time with their patients. As a medical secretary you'll be seen as an important part of the team no matter where you choose to work - in a healthcare centre, GP surgery, medical school, for a private practice, in complementary medicine or for a medical charity or pharmaceutical company.

What will I do on the course?

This course will give a 'taster' to the well-recognised Medical Secretarial Diploma and a career in the NHS. Over the duration of the course you will have an introduction to the following modules:
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Principles for the Administrator i.e. Health Promotion
  • Medical Administration
  • Managing Communication in a Medical Environment
  • Medical Word Processing and Audio Transcription

How long does the course last?

4 weeks x 3 hours

What does it cost?

£30 for a 4 week short course

What equipment will I need?

Pen and Notepad
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