Certificate in Medical Reception

Are you seeking a career that combines your organizational skills with a passion for helping others in a medical setting? The Certificate in Medical Reception is not just a course; it's a gateway to becoming an integral part of a healthcare team.
Course Provider
Careerhouse
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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Self-Paced

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Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan from between $20-50 per week depending on the course and duration.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Duration
Approximately 200 hours to complete the course with self-paced learning, which has 2 key modules made up of 18 subjects.
Delivery
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated tutor support.
Career Outcomes

This course may be of interest to people working or aspiring to work in or as:

  • Medical Receptionist
  • Office Administration
  • Office Assistant
  • Medical Practice Managers
Course Modules

Module 1: Office Practices

  1. The Modern Office
  2. Communication Systems
  3. Interpersonal Communications
  4. Phone Skills
  5. Writing Letters and Other Documents
  6. Computer Applications
  7. Office Organisation and Procedures
  8. Health and Safety in the Office

An excellent introductory module, set yourself up for success in any office administrative role by discovering the basics of administration; from creating and designing memorandums, gain a better understanding of various postal systems, successful document filing and organisation and learn how to create a MS Access Database.

Whether you are already working in an office administration role and wanting to expand your knowledge, or wanting to gain work in the field, this module delivers the true fundamentals that are required to be successful in any office environment.

Module 2: Medical Terminology

  1. Scope and Nature of Medical Terminology
  2. Anatomical Structure
  3. Medical Equipment and Procedures
  4. Pharmacological Terminology
  5. Musculoskeletal System Terminology
  6. Cardiovascular, Lymphatic and Immune
  7. Systems Terminology
  8. Respiratory and Reproductive Systems
  9. Terminology
  10. Digestive and Excretory Systems
  11. Terminology
  12. Integumentary System (Skin) Terminology
  13. Nervous and Sensory Systems
  14. Terminology

Understanding basic medical terminology is an important skill for anyone currently working in the medical or health services or wanting to get into the field. This module will help you to communicate clearly and effectively using medical terminology that is commonly used by medical and allied health professionals. Gain a better understanding of the meaning of words that describe medical procedures, tools, equipment, and pharmacological terms.

As part of your basic medical terminology, you will also learn how to discuss and describe respiratory and reproductive systems and disorders, digestive and excretory systems, and the musculoskeletal system. This knowledge will ensure you are able to be more successful in any medical administrative role and allow you to feel more confident in these environments.

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • A tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs.
  • A certificate officially recognising your successful completion of the course.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion, a Statement of Attainment for each module completed, and an Academic Transcript.
Assessments

Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving on to the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors identify where any further support may be required so that you get the most out of your course. You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.

Certification

Upon completing the course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for each certificate completed and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Outline

3 Key Modules, made up of 25 subjects.

Module 1: Office Practices (100 hours)

An excellent introductory module, set yourself up for success in any office administrative role by discovering the basics of administration; from creating and designing memorandums, gaining a better understanding of various postal systems, successful document filing and organisation and learning how to create an MS Access Database.

Whether you are already working in an office administration role and want to expand your knowledge or gain work in the field, this module delivers the true fundamentals required to succeed in any office environment.

Module 2: Medical Terminology (100 hours)

Understanding basic medical terminology is an important skill for anyone currently working in medical or health services or wanting to enter the field. This module will help you to communicate clearly and effectively using medical terminology that medical and allied health professionals commonly use. Gain a better understanding of the meaning of words that describe medical procedures, tools, equipment, and pharmacological terms.

As part of your basic medical terminology, you will also learn how to discuss and describe respiratory and reproductive systems and disorders, digestive and excretory systems, and the musculoskeletal system. This knowledge will ensure you are able to be more successful in any medical administrative role and allow you to feel more confident in these environments.

Assessment

Assessments are a critical step in the learning process. They help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your tutor identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course.

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Who will this course interest?

This course is a beginner level course and will lay a sound foundation of knowledge and skills in which can grow with experience and further study. Office administration is a competitive field, especially in the medical and health industries. This course will help you to develop and strengthen your skills and knowledge to become more successful in a medical receptionist or similar role and ensure you stand out from the competitors. Understanding the basics of what makes an efficient office environment, while using relevant medical terminology, are broad skills that can be useful and implemented in a number of administration roles.

Approval & Recognition

Careerhouse is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises institutions who aspire to excellence in tertiary education.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Careerhouse

Careerhouse offers online, industry-relevant short courses. They carefully select and partner with industry leading educators and learning institutions to make relevant, practical and interactive courses available online. Whether you’re looking to upskill, transition to a new industry, start your own business or take your hobby to the next level, Careerhouse can help get you there.
The Certificate in Medical Reception delivers a great introduction into the basics of administration work and how an efficient and successful office works, specifically in the medial field. You will learn how medical offices operate and best practice for business administration, which will help you get ahead and stay ahead when it comes to securing medical reception work in the future or expanding your specific knowledge in the area.
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