Medical and Clinical Administration Level 3

Course code: ABC006
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Learn everything you need to know about medical and clinical administration, from home!

  • Enhance your knowledge of working within medical and clinical administration
  • Develop a sound awareness of the professional, legal and ethical aspects of the role
  • Study the applied practice of working in a clinical environment, the information technology used in the role and the ethos of service user care.
  • Develop a broad knowledge of different care services and how they are integrated

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging learners to select online study as the delivery of study packs is likely to be delayed. For those students who still wish to select study pack, we are providing free e-learning access, where available, to avoid any interruption of study. These students will receive access to our e-learning platform within 24 hours, and their study pack will follow in due course. Students who wish to study online only, are unaffected and will receive their e-learning access within 24 hours.

Course Overview

Clinical and medical administrators work within a variety of medical settings, from hospitals and doctors’ surgeries, to physiotherapy clinics and dental practices. The role requires a high level of ability and professionalism, as well as sensitivity to confidential information, vulnerable patients and their specific needs.

This course will provide you with a broad knowledge, so giving you a excellent foundation to begin a career in clinical and medical administration. This course is also ideal for those currently employed in medical and clinical environments who want to further enhance their professional knowledge and skills.

This course will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 120 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Medical and Clinical Administration Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor Marked Assignments.

Course Content
  • Key legislative governance within administrative contexts
  • Principles of medical ethics
  • NHS frameworks and governance
  • Quality assurance processes within the administrative context
  • The service user-centred approach
  • Communication methods and skills related to service user care
  • The principles of quality practice and its scope
  • Key administrative and reception skills
  • Hygienic working practices
  • Risk assessment related to safe working practice
  • First aid principles for safe working practice
  • How aggression and violence are dealt with in a clinical environment
  • The main principles of computer operation and use
  • The processes involved in electronic medicine
  • The principles of information management technology
  • Key software used in medical and clinical administration practice
  • Key administrative and reception skills required to work in primary care contexts
  • Practice funding and finance issues
  • Roles within the primary health care team
  • Private medical practice and associated administrative skills
  • Appointments and admission processes
  • Roles and responsibilities within a typical hospital team
  • How clinical audits are carried out
  • How medical records and case notes are recorded, stored and used
Extra Info

Assessment

The Medical and Clinical Administration course is assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. There is no external examination required.

Study Method

This course will enable you to work when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our award-winning tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have up to a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 120 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Course Outcome

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.
This course has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Q&As

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

• Dedicated personal tutor support
• Dedicated student support
• Assignment marking and feedback
• FREE CV writing service
• FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
• FREE TOTUM card (formerly NUS)
• *Comprehensive study guide
• *Open Study College Pen and highlighter
• *Student study planner
• *Student notebook
• *Document wallet
* Not included with the online study option

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

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