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Gain the skills needed to be a Medical SecretaryCut through the jargon within AMSPAR medical terminology and accreditation.
The medical profession is a challenging sector where discretion, patience, sensitivity and an unwavering eye for detail are essential skills. Our Medical Secretary Diploma will teach you all the vital skills you need to act as a link between patient and doctor. You’ll learn how to integrate the theory of highlytechnical medical terminology, complete a complex array of administrative and technical tasks, in the most accurate and timely manner, including compiling confidential letters, typing reports for patient records, assisting with medical journals and keeping the office running efficiently.
How to become a Medical Secretary with Pitman Training
Our Medical Secretary Diploma offers you the best of both worlds – business and medical. Not only will you get the highest level of skills required to work for a commercial firm, you’ll also get the specialist expertise required to work within the medical profession. You’ll be proficient in medical terminology, medical audio-typing and medical word processing. The diploma will also teach you excellent IT skills, enabling you to master Microsoft programmes. You’ll also have the option to choose from an elective choice of additional subjects including health and safety essentials.
"The Medical Secretarial Diploma offers you the best of both worlds – business and medical. Not only will you get the highest level of skills required to work for a commercial firm, you’ll also get the specialist expertise required to work within the medical profession. You’ll gain excellent IT skills and become proficient in medical terminology, medical audio-transcription and medical word processing.
On the successful completion of this medical secretary course, you’ll also have the opportunity to achieve the City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Medical Terminology qualification (additional home study is recommended)."
Who is this course for?
What do I gain from the Medical Secretary qualification?
A Pitman Training Diploma is one of the most prestigious from one of the most highly regarded training organisations across the world. Nationally recognised skills for Medical Secretaries are generally considered to be advantageous when seeking employment in the healthcare sector. So you should feel confident in the knowledge that our Medical Secretary Diploma has been given short course approval from the Association of Medical Secretaries, Practice Managers, Administrators and Receptionists (AMSPAR). In fact, with highly regarded skills, there’ll be nothing stopping you from getting a well paid, highly valued role as a Medical Secretary, Medical Administrator, Healthcare Assistant, or you could use it as an initial taster into the world of nursing. On successful completion of your diploma, you’ll also have the opportunity to achieve the City & Guilds Level 2* Award in Medical Terminology qualification (additional home study is recommended).
There are no pre-requisites required.
Gaining this qualification will help you gain a job as a Medical Secretary. If you're keen to progress your career you could look to work in a GP practice where you could aim to become a Practice Manager or, if you prefer to work in the NHS environment, further management training could lead to an Administration Management position.
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