Medical and Clinical Administration (Level 3)
A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Level 3 in Medical & Clinical Administration. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Medical & Clinical Administration is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for a Medical & Clinical Administration exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning Level 3 Medical & Clinical Administration course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.
This programme is designed for people who wish to gain a recognised qualification to enable them to begin work or improve their career in Medical Reception and Medical Administration roles. This is the ideal programme for individuals who would like to develop their knowledge of a range of topic areas with regards to medical and clinical administration. Students will investigate medical terminology, reception skills, technology, confidentiality and much more!
The objectives of the course 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
- Learn the necessary terminology
- Prepare for AMSPAR studying qualifications
What can I do after taking this Medical & Clinical Administration Course?
With relevant Experience and Qualification, you can go on to become a Medical Secretary. As a Medical Secretary, you would provide office support to hospital doctors by making appointments, dealing with patients’ queries and working closely with health professionals. You may also provide this support to GPs, health service managers and medical researchers.
If you want to work in a healthcare team and you have excellent organisational skills and typing skills, then you may enjoy this role.
Your Medical and Clinical Administration (Level 3) Course:
This programme is designed for people who wish to gain a recognised qualification to enable them to begin work or improve their career in Medical Reception and Medical Administration roles.
- Study Time
- Key Topics
- Entry Requirements
- Home Study Support
- Home Study Resources
- Further Information
- What's Included
- Possible Career Path
Study Hours are an approximate figure and are dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the Medical and Clinical Administration (Level 3) course is: 90 Hours
The Level 3 Medical & Clinical Administration course is divided into seven comprehensive modules:
- Module 1: Reception Skills
- Module 2: Office Administration
- Module 3: Technology
- Module 4: Medical Terminology
- Module 5: Working with Medicines
- Module 6: Hygiene
- Module 7: Confidentiality
This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor following ABC Awards guidelines. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.
We send the full course out with the units listed above, you then read through the course in your own time and complete the assignments which you send to your tutor for marking. There is no word count for these assignments. However, one sentence answers will be rejected and you will have to re-submit it for marking.
Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by ABC Awards, as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the programme.
Entry RequirementsNo Entry Requirements
The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Medical & Clinical Administration and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.
You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.
Home Study Support
You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.
What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.
Home Study Resources
You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study.Your course fee covers all textbooks, study folders, and/or online learning aids designed for distance learning.
This Level 3 Medical & Clinical Administration Course pack includes the Student Handbook with all relevant information that you would need to successfully complete the course.
Medical & Clinical Administration (Level 3)
At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course). The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that this learning programme by Kendal Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.
We have designed our training courses specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual’s level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification. but the unit summary may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills (Recognition of Prior Learning) if you wish to progress towards regulated qualifications in the future.
This course has been designed to meet specific learner or employer requirements. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
Possible Career Path
As a medical secretary or administrator, you would provide administrative support to hospital consultants or departments, GPs, health service managers or medical researchers. You could work in various settings, including: hospitals, general practice, community healthcare, private practice, universities and research establishments, pharmaceutical companies. Your duties might include: typing patient letters and clinical reports, acting as personal assistant to a consultant or health service manager, updating patient records, managing a consultant's waiting list - making appointments and sending letters to patients, organising a consultant's diary, handling enquiries from patients, maintaining a filing system, sending samples for medical testing, making sure that test results are filed with the right patient notes.
Find out more about the Job Role for Medical Secretary .
Our online courses are fully digitised so you can study on any smart device. Your learning programme is completely flexible so you can study at a pace that suits you. All our content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective. Your course of study is broken down into units and sections, each of which contains lessons, activities and test papers. Courses are delivered on our Digital Learning Environment allowing you to study from anywhere on any smart device as long as you have access to the Internet. The course concludes by preparing you for examination using past papers in your chosen subject.
As a student, your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the Medical & Clinical Administration home study course and earn your award:
- Online study materials to enable the student to successfully complete the course.
- A full range of student services, including:
- Tutor marked assessments (TMAs)
- Access to the online student portal (Student Chat, Forums and Online Support Resources)
- NUS Extra Card (discounted membership)
- One year educational support by e-mail.
You can also choose to pick from following while you are enrolling and avail the services at a highly discounted price for our students.
GOOGLE ANDROID TABLET:
Makes your assignment submission and study on the move an absolute breeze. Available at a reduced price of £69.99 (RRP £99) to all students who enrol on 2 or more courses and pay for their course in full at the time of enrolment. Download your study materials and turn commuting time into profitable study time.
12 MONTH COURSE INSURANCE :
Reordering a course pack, if you have damaged yours, can be costly. You can usually expect to pay a huge price for a copy. The 12 month insurance Cover will meet the cost for you if your pack was damaged. We will send out another Course Pack at no extra cost if you send us a proof of the damaged course.
LEARNING FOR LIFE:
We support our students even after they have graduated from the college. Learning for Life Services include:
1. Academic Reference: We are often asked to provide references for students by employers or colleges and universities. The aims of an academic reference are to confirm facts (confirm accuracy of statements made in any application) and to provide relevant opinion on the candidate's aptitude and ability.
2. CV Refresh Service: When you successfully complete your course you will be entitled to our CV refresh service. We will update your current CV to ensure that your new skills and achievements are presented to the highest standard. We will also add your CV to databank of our sister company www.twindo.co.uk
3. 25% off Courses: *(This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers)
For all students who successfully complete their course, you will be entitled to 25% off any future courses through eDistance Learning or it's partners.
Furthermore this offer will be extended to your family and friends.
Further InformationAward Level: Level 3 Awarding Body: ABC Awards (www.abcawards.co.uk) Format: Paper
If your course is being delivered online, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements below.
Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above
Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above
From time to time we may enrol our students with our partner sites; this is dependent on the number of students enrolling on a particular course and course material availability. If this happens, nothing changes for you other than the name of the college administering your course. We will continue to be your point of contact; you will get the exact same course you have enrolled on with the same high level of quality content and support.
This course can be enrolled upon by students internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.
WHAT TO DO NOW?
Step One: It's simple - all you need to do now is choose whether you want to pay in instalments or in full and then click on the relevant enrolment button at the top of this page.
Step Two: Once you have selected your payment option to enrol you will be redirected (this can take a few seconds) to our PayPal payment page for you to select your payment method and complete your enrolment.
Step Three: Within 7 days (normally 48 hours) your enrolment papers and course materials will be with you. A tutor and a dedicated support advisor will also be allocated to you.
That's it..... Thanks and wishing you the best of luck with your studies.
About ABC Awards
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.
As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers They are committed to developing qualifications, which help learners and organisations, by cultivating the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment and skills for life.They work with over 600 centers nationally and many tens of thousands of learners achieve an ABC Awards’ qualification each year.
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How is the course structured?
The Level 3 Medical & Clinical Administration course is divided into seven comprehensive modules:
Module 1: General reception skills
- Duties of a Medical Receptionist
- Telephone skills
- Customer service
- Making and recording appointments
Module 2: Office Administration
- Record keeping
- Time management
Module 3: Technology
- Typing and keyboard skills
- Microsoft office software
- Common medical software
Module 4: Medical Terminology
- Origins of structure and medical terms
- Composition of medical words
- Terminology of body structures, systems, diseases and conditions
- Titles, professional qualifications and professional bodies
- Eponyms, acronyms and abbreviations in common use
Module 5: Working with Medicines
- Drugs awareness
- Legislation governing medicines
- Controlled Drugs
- Drugs disposal
Module 6: Hygiene
- The importance of hygiene
- How to maintain hygiene standards
- Cleaning for infection control
- Waste disposal for infection control
- Health care associated infections
Module 7: Confidentiality
- The need for confidentiality
- The legal position
- Best practice
- Other legislation associated with record keeping
Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Level 3 Medical & Clinical Administration home study course is £368.75, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £295 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.
You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £73.75 and then 4 equal payments of £73.75 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.
With paper based study we post out the course materials to you. You can then review them in your own time and complete the assignments which you are required to submit to your personal tutor for marking and feedback.
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