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Medical and Clinical Administration QLS Level 3

ABC006

Develop your knowledge and learn everything you need to know about clinical and medical administration with this Medical and Clinical Administration course.

Course duration

Up to one year.

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.

Study Options

 
£389.00
or £11.56 /month*
Course code: ABC006
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Course overview

  • Perfect for anyone considering a career in clinical and medical administration in a variety of settings.
  • Learn more about the key legislation and frameworks involved in medical and clinical administration.
  • Understand the quality assurance processes within an administrative context.
  • Study from home at your own pace.

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 Medical and Clinical Administration Level 3 course is also ideal for those currently employed in medical and clinical environments who want to further enhance their professional knowledge and skills.

During your studies, you’ll expand your knowledge of the clinical environment, how to develop a service user-centred approach to service user care, and the key software used in medical and clinical administration.

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

Awarding body

This course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provisions and training programmes.

This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider 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 Quality Licence Scheme website.

The Quality License Scheme’s endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

Extra information

This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination or practical work is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

This course will be studied entirely via distance learning, meaning you will complete your learning either from home or a place that suits you. Full tutor support will be available via email, so if you have any questions or need some guidance, your tutor will be here to help. Your course materials will include a series of self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked questions to allow both yourself and your tutor to monitor your progress.

The study method you choose depends on your personal learning style. Your options are:

  • Study pack: if you choose the study pack option, you will be sent a set of printed course materials.
  • Study online: if you choose this option, you will be sent your login details to our online portal through which you will access your course materials digitally. You can access your course via a desktop/laptop computer, tablet, or smartphone.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 120 hours to complete. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Once you have successfully completed this course, you will receive a certificate of achievement in Medical and Clinical Administration Level 3 from the Quality License Scheme. You will also receive a learner unit summary which will list the components you have completed as part of your course.

FAQs

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

  • Dedicated personal tutor support with unlimited email access.
  • Dedicated learner services from our learner services team.
  • Course materials with learning activities.
  • Assignment marking and feedback from your personal tutor.
  • A free CV critique service and employability guide if you’re focusing on career advancement.
  • A free XO Student Discounts membership to save you money on your favourite brands.
  • A study pack including a pen, study planner, and notebook*.

* Not included with the online study option

No, everything you need is included in the cost of your course.

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 Learner Services Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you're 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our team of education specialists a call on 03300 563 100 and they'll do their best to help.

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