MEDICAL & CLINICAL ADMINISTRATION COURSE
Health Care Courses
Approximate Study Time
100 Hours (Self Study)
You can spread the payments for this course
over 4 monthly payments.
Initial payment of £100.00
Followed by 3 monthly
payments of £50.00
Approximate Delivery Time
1-2 Working Days (Courier Service)
The Medical & Clinical Administration - Level 3 Course is designed for students who wish to gain an accredited Certification which could enable them to begin work or improve their career in Medical Reception and Medical Administration roles.
On successful completion of this course students will receive an accredited Level 3 Certificate Award.
The Objectives of the home study courses are to:
Develop a broad understanding of the principles of medical administration & reception
Learn techniques and good practice for medical administration
Develop skills required in all areas of medical and clinical administration
Develop specialist knowledge of medical legislation and terminology
The Home Study Courses Cover the Following 7 Units:-
- Unit One – Reception Skills
The following topics are covered: General reception skills; Duties of a Medical Receptionist; Telephone skills; Customer service; and Making and recording appointments.
- Unit Two – Office Administration
The following topics are covered: Record keeping; Communications; and Time management.
The following topics are covered: Typing and keyboard skills; Microsoft office software; and Common medical software.
- Unit Four – Medical Terminology
The following topics are covered: Origins of structure and medical terms; Composition of medical words; Terminology of body structures, systems, diseases and conditions; Titles, professional qualifications and professional bodies; and Eponyms, acronyms and abbreviations in common use.
- Unit Five – Working with Medicines
The following topics are covered: Drugs awareness; Legislation governing medicines; Medicines; Controlled Drugs; and Drugs disposal.
The following topics are covered: The importance of hygiene; How to maintain hygiene standards; Cleaning for infection control; Waste disposal for infection control; and Health care associated infections.
- Unit Seven – Confidentiality
The following topics are covered: The need for confidentiality; The legal position; Best practice and Other legislation associated with record keeping.
Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. The home study courses will take approximately 100 hours of study to complete.
There are no particular entry requirements.
Once you have enrolled, you will have access to your own personal tutor by mail or email. You will receive full tutor support for a 12 month period.
The Certification is gained from your coursework so there is no exam to complete. On successful completion of this course students will be awarded a Medical & Clinical Administration Certificate of achievement by NCFE.
This course has been accredited under a NCFE IIQ Licence and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.
Further information about Ofqual’s Qualification & Credit Framework level descriptors can be found at http://www.ofqual.gov.uk/qualifications-and-assessments/qualification-frameworks/levels-of-qualifications/
NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators (‘regulators’) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.
NCFE accreditation gives assurance that the content of a training course is of a high standard and meets the rigorous requirements of a national awarding organisation.
NCFE accreditation also gives formal recognition to our courses which result in the ‘award’ of a certificate of achievement. This course has been developed by Kendal Publishing who has been accredited with NCFE’s Investing in Quality (IIQ) Licence, which is designed to give formal recognition to an organisation’s bespoke courses that fall outside the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF).
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