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Administration and Information Technology (incorporating PDA Medical Administration)

Glasgow Clyde College

Venues

Anniesland Campus

Content

This course is designed to provide an opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills you will need to take up a medical secretarial or administrative post within the NHS. This course incorporates the HNC Administration and Information Technology as well as a Professional Development Award (PDA) in Medical Administration which has been designed in consultation with the NHS and is mapped to the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework.

Content includes: General Practice Medical Administration; Hospital Patient Administration; Medical Terminology for Administration Staff; IT (Word Processing, Database, Spreadsheet, Presentation Applications); Office Administration; Digital Technologies for Administrators; Personal Development Planning; Financial Accounting; Communication; Work Placement: one week in a hospital or GP surgery; Graded Unit examination.

Entry Requirements

1 relevant Higher and subjects at National 5, or NQ Medical Administration, or Foundation Apprenticeship Business Skills. All applicants will be invited to attend an interview.

Progression Routes

HND Administration and Information Technology or the potential to move on to employment in the NHS as a medical secretary or administrator.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Business and Finance

SCQF Level

7