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Medical Secretary Diploma

Medical Secretaries are increasingly sought after and this is one of the fastest growing sectors.  The Medical Terminology part of this course teaches you to a standard that will allow you to tackle the AMSPAR / City & Guilds Medical Terminology exam at Level 2 (Award).  AMSPAR are the professional body for medical secretaries and PAs.  This course combines the Medical Terminology with key administrative and secretarial skills.

CERTIFICATION

Upon successful completion of the course you will also be awarded the "Executive PA School Medical Secretary Diploma".  The Medical Terminology component of the course requires a single exam which you take at a convenient accredited centre.  For the secretarial part of the course there are Tutor Marked Exercises at regular intervals which contribute to your overall mark.

COURSE DURATION

Students typically finish this course in around 6 to 8 months however you have access to your course material via our learning portal for 12 months and tutor support is available throughout that time.

COURSE CONTENTS

The Secretarial Syllabus

Developing and Implementing Office Procedures - Diary Management - Organising Business Meetings.

Email (MS Outlook) - Spreadsheets (MS Excel) - Word Processing (MS Word) - Slide Presentations (MS PowerPoint).

Business Letters - Effective Communication and Active Listening.

Medical Terminology

This covers the appropriate AMSPAR syllabus.  Full details are in our prospectus.