Medical Secretary - An Introduction
Of all the medical secretary courses, the one with the Pitman Training name will mean most to employers. Our medical secretary training is second-to-none, and will be a firm foundation for building up your medical secretary knowledge.
It includes an introduction to hospitals and GP and private practices and covers orthopaedic, gynaecology, obstetrics, paediatrics and more.
With this first-class medical secretary course you can work at your own pace, and you'll keep your workbook as a handy reference guide. Course advisors are always on hand to give extra support and advice should you need it.
To further your medial secretary career, you will also be ideally placed to take our Medical Audio Transcription course or progress to the full Pitman Training Medical Secretary Diploma, which opens the door to an extremely rewarding career.
This twelve-part course covers all the relevant terminology and documentation, and familiarises you with the responsibilities, practice and structure of hospital medical departments and GP practices.
This course is ideal for anyone looking to work as a Medical Secretary within a hospital, GP practice or other healthcare practice.
It would be preferable if you already have some experience of word processing and good level of typing skills.
The Medical Secretary – An Introduction course is split into 12 lessons which cover various specialities, such as maxillofacial, cardiology, gastroenterology, plastic surgery, oncology and neurology, and their associated terminology along with production of example reports and letters.
The guideline learning time for this course is 40 hours.
Our Medical Secretary Introduction course is part of our distance learning range – which can be accessed online via our distance learning portal.
This means that you have the flexibility to study our Medical Secretary course:
- In centre, with our friendly course advisors available for support and guidance as and when you need it.
- At home or from work – with support via email or telephone during working hours.
- On a blended mix – in-centre for the modules you need help with, at home or from work for those you are gliding through.
Once you’ve decided to go ahead, all you’ll need to do is contact your nearest Pitman Training centre that offers and supports our distance learning platform, and they will arrange for you to have an induction to show you around the system and talk you through how our online training works. After this, you can learn in your own time and at your own speed, but with the knowledge you have support at hand if required.
To find your nearest centre that offers and supports our online Medical Secretarial training, click here.