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Diploma in Medical Receptionist & Secretary

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12 hours · Self-paced
No formal qualification
  • Certificate of completion - Free
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A medical secretary is responsible for ensuring that a doctor’s office runs smoothly so that patients receive the best possible care. A medical secretary must understand office organisation and standard procedures to provide this secretarial support. They should also be able to use medical terminologies fluently. This Diploma in Medical Receptionist & Secretary will teach you about the medical secretarial profession and the skills needed to do the job successfully.

This Diploma in Medical Receptionist & Secretary will teach you about the roles and responsibilities of a medical secretary. You will also learn various medical secretary skills, including an effective filing system, medical transcription, medical writing, maintaining medical records, an appointment system, and more. Furthermore, this comprehensive Diploma in Medical Receptionist & Secretary will teach you the critical concepts of patient confidentiality and other legal aspects of the healthcare industry.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, learner will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of the National Health Service.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a medical secretary.
  • Know how to organise schedules and manage appointment systems.
  • Gain a clear understanding of the Law, Ethics and Medicine.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the effective filing system in medical offices.
  • Familiarise yourself with the concept of patient confidentiality and its dos and don’ts.
  • Become skilled at controlling and ordering stocks and supplies.
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of Medical Terminology and Clinical Aspects.
  • Know the importance of health and safety in the healthcare sector.
  • Have a solid understanding of Complementary Medicine

Why Choose Diploma in Medical Receptionist and Secretary from Us

  • Self-paced course, access available from anywhere.
  • Easy to understand, high-quality study materials.
  • This Course developed by industry experts.
  • MCQ quiz after each module to assess your learning.
  • Automated and instant assessment results.
  • 24/7 support via live chat, phone call or email.
  • Free PDF certificate as soon as completing this Course.

**Courses are included in this Diploma in Medical Receptionist & Secretary Bundle Course

  1. Course 01: Diploma in Medical Receptionist & Secretary
  2. Course 02: Level 7 Life Coaching
  3. Course 03: Anger Management

***Others Included of Diploma in Medical Receptionist & Secretary Bundle Course

  • Free 3 PDF Certificate
  • Access to Content - Lifetime
  • Exam Fee - Totally Free
  • Free Retake Exam

[ Note: Free PDF certificate as soon as completing the course ]


Certificate of completion

Digital certificate - Included

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Detailed course curriculum of the Diploma in Medical Receptionist & Secretary:

  • Module 1: The National Health Service
  • Module 2: Patient (Customer) Care
  • Module 3: Communication
  • Module 4: Law, Ethics and Medicine
  • Module 5: Health & Safety in a Clinical Environment
  • Module 6: Practical Reception Skills in General Practice
  • Module 7: The Hospital Service
  • Module 8: Private Medicine
  • Module 9: Forms, Fees and Finances in General Practises
  • Module 10: Using Information Technology
  • Module 11: Medical Terminology and Clinical Aspects
  • Module 12: Audit, Health Economics and Ensuring Quality for the Medical Receptionist and Secretary
  • Module 13: Complementary Medicine


Assessment Method

After completing each module of the Diploma in Medical Receptionist & Secretary, you will find automated MCQ quizzes. To unlock the next module, you need to complete the quiz task and get at least 60% marks. Once you complete all the modules in this manner, you will be qualified to request your certification.


After completing the MCQ/Assignment assessment for this Diploma in Medical Receptionist & Secretary, you will be entitled to a Certificate of Completion from Training Tale. It will act as proof of your extensive professional development. The certificate is in PDF format, which is completely free to download. A printed version is also available upon request. It will also be sent to you through a courier for £13.99.

Who is this course for?

This Diploma in Medical Receptionist & Secretary is ideal for Health Care Professionals who work and will be working in healthcare settings such as hospitals, clinics, and healthcare facilities.


There are no specific requirements for this Diploma in Medical Receptionist & Secretary because it does not require any advanced knowledge or skills.

Career path

After completing this Diploma in Medical Receptionist & Secretary, you will have developed a set of skills necessary for career advancement and will be able to pursue a variety of job opportunities, including —

  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Secretary
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • GP Receptionist
  • Patient Coordinator

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