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Statement of Attainment in Medical Receptionist

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Overview About this course

Broaden your knowledge and be prepared to apply for entry-level administrative positions in a medical environment. Learn how to process medical accounts, write and review documents, use medical terminology and maintain patient confidentiality.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Check and archive patient records as required

  • Follow confidentiality and privacy procedures

  • Store and appropriately secure patient records and other confidential documentation

  • Use appropriate medical terminology in oral and written communication

  • Prepare medical accounts for bulk billed and private patients

  • Access patient records

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

  • Credit toward a full qualification

  • Experience performing key administrative duties in a simulated healthcare practice

  • Exposure to industry professionals and access to a network of peers

  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • An interest in the health industry

  • The ability to follow routines and procedures well

  • The autonomy to take responsibility for your own work under general supervision

  • Sufficient literacy and numeracy skills

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: medical centre administrator, support worker, ward clerk

Licensing

Depending on your place of work, you may be asked to obtain a current Working With Children Check and be up to date with any necessary vaccination and health screenings. More information can be found here

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Statement of Attainment in Medical Receptionist does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 3 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 0 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Statement of Attainment in Medical Receptionist does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Units
  • Apply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical environment BSBMED305

  • Maintain patient records BSBMED303

  • Prepare and process medical accounts BSBMED302

  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately BSBMED301

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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