Medical Secretary Diploma

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Gain a competitive edge in the healthcare field with Pitman Training’s Medical Secretary Diploma. Recognized by the Association of Medical Secretaries, Practice Managers, Administrators and Receptionists (AMSPAR), this diploma equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in various healthcare roles.

Diploma
220 Hours | 9 weeks

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Build a career in an exciting, in-demand profession.

Our Medical Secretary training is recognised as being one of the best programmes in its field. These courses will give you the skills employers are looking for and help gain a recognisable medical secretary qualification. You will also have the option to gain an AMSPAR Level 2 and/or Level 3 qualification.

Common Job Titles

  • Medical Secretary
  • Practice Manager
  • Medical Administrator

Job Skills

  • Record Management
  • Medical Transcription
  • Interpersonal Skills

Potential Salary Outcome

£20,000 – £30,000

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About This Diploma

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. 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 Level 2* Award in Medical Terminology qualification (additional home study is recommended).

Objectives

Maximise your chances of success

  • Understanding medical terminology
  • Develop software proficiency
  • Gain administrative skills

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 highly technical 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.

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-transcription and medical word processing. The diploma will also teach you excellent IT skills, enabling you to master Microsoft program. You’ll also have the option to choose from an elective choice of additional subjects including health and safety essentials.

Courses Included

MEDICAL AUDIO TRANSCRIPTION

EFFECTIVE BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

AUDIO TRANSCRIPTION

MEDICAL WORD PROCESSING

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

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TYPAZ PROFESSIONAL

HEALTH AND SAFETY ESSENTIALS

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Financial Aid Solutions Tailored to Your Needs

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments.

Self Funded

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres.
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

Company Funded

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

Funding & Grants

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

  • Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

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