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
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