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Medical Administration

Considering a career in the dynamic and fast growing healthcare administration space?

Mater Education’s Medical Administration course has been developed to deliver skills that will open doors to a range of roles, from positions in medical administration and reception, through to jobs as a ward or medical records clerk.

The course is taught by industry experts and uses the latest technology, facilities and medical terminology to ensure graduates leave empowered and competent, with training in functions such as maintaining patient records, preparing and processing medical accounts and managing patient record systems.

Graduates of the course will be able to work confidently in the following roles:

  • medical receptionist (for both public and private practices)
  • ward clerk in hospital, nursing home and assisted living settings
  • medical records clerk/medical records administrator
  • medical secretary.

On successful completion of the course participants receive a Statement of Attainment, which is recognised as credit towards the Certificate III in Health Administration, Business Administration-Medical and Allied Health Administration should they wish to pursue further study. 

Course information

  • The following units of competency are included in this course:

    • BSBMED302 Prepare and process medical accounts
    • BSBMED303 Maintain patient records
    • BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
    • BSBMED305 Apply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical environment
    • BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers

    If you have successfully completed any of the above units previously, please contact us before applying and paying for the course. You will need to enrol through a different process, to ensure you don't pay for the unit/s you don't need.


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