Course Description

Medical Terminology & Administration (QQI Level 5)



This QQI Level 5 Medical Terminology & Administration distance learning programme is designed for people who wish to gain a recognised qualification to enable them to begin work or improve their career in Medical Reception and Medical Administration roles.

 

Students will learn how to:

  1. use and understand medical terminology,
  2. understand relevant legislation,
  3. manage healthcare records,
  4. create healthcare records,
  5. administer a medical office environment, and
  6. prepare medical reports.

 

The course will be ideal for all those working in:

  • Administration or customer service roles within Private Consultant clinics, Hospitals, Doctor or Dentist surgeries, and private Health Clinics or
  • Learners who have studied Healthcare Support Major Award – 5M4339 and wish to add a new skillset to their qualification.
  • Other learners working towards a major qualification of which Medical Terminology is a component including – Office Administration Major Award – 5M1997.

 

CollegeThe Open College
Course LocationLeopardstown, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 18
Course CategoryHealthcare & Medicine
Course TypeDistance Learning
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 component Certificate in Medical Terminology & Administration (5N2428)
Course Duration8 weeks
Course TimeThis Medical Terminology & Administration QQI Level 5 (5N2428) course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend. Course is run all year round and students can start after enrollment. Students can complete this course within 8 weeks which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
Course Fee314.00
Entry RequirementsLeaving certificate, Level 4 certificate or equivalent in a relevant subject area (Healthcare) and/or relevant practical experience (3 years minimum) – Please ask about our requirements surrounding Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for entry. Mature students (over 23 years) may be exempt from the above prerequisites. Learners will be required to undertake a practical supervised work placement (30 hours minimum) within a relevant Medical Administration area. English Language Requirement: Students entering programmes leading to awards at Level 5 are expected to be able to: be proficient at reading, drafting, preparing and understanding information across a broad range of topics, including quantitative information. Garda Vetting is required for all Healthcare placements and students can apply for this through The Open College. Please ask for details. Certain assessments require completion of work, which must be observed and evaluated by a Supervisor or Line manager. Learners undertaking this programme must have basic IT skills and access to the necessary equipment to enable them to undertake an online programme: computer, broadband, email, Microsoft, recording equipment necessary for some skills demonstration tasks, and where applicable any other specialised software/equipment. As this programme is delivered through distance learning or eLearning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.
Carear PathThe course will be ideal for all those working in: - Administration or customer service roles within Private Consultant clinics, Hospitals, Doctor or Dentist surgeries, and private Health Clinics or - Learners who have studied Healthcare Support Major Award – 5M4339 and wish to add a new skillset to their qualification. - Other learners working towards a major qualification of which Medical Terminology is a component including – Office Administration Major Award – 5M1997.
Phone01 2061828
Course Code5N2428
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The Open College



Unit 9, Leopardstown Business Centre,, Ballyogan Road, Leopardstown, Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: D18KX34

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