As the need for health services increases, so the need for effective medical office and health management becomes greater. Assistants who provide this crucial function are an important part of this service and subsequently need to prepare themselves well for providing a professional service.
In many instances the people who manage the medical office are the "frontline" for handling sick or very ill patients. At the same time they are expected to manage the office as efficiently as possible on a day-to-day basis.
These responsibilities and duties have resulted in a dire need for certain essential skills which empower the medical office manager to fulfil daily work demands satisfactorily.
This course identifies and explains to the prospective medical office and health manager these critical skills.
Principles of Office Management
Setting Appointments and Patient Filing Techniques
The Human Body
AIDS and HIV
On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:
Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Medical Office Management Diploma
Medical Office Management Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.
With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor's role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor.
You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!
Requirements for Entry
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 120 hrs.
After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
* All study materials
* Study Guide
* Full Tutor and Admin support