Do you want to take the next step in your medical career and assist in a range of front and back-end, medical and administrative tasks to support a team of medical practitioners?
Medical Assistants have an increasing role to play within the practice, alleviating some of the stress and workloads on medical practitioners. They are highly valued multi-skilled team members of the Medical Practice, formally trained to perform a wide range of admin tasks and front desk duties as well as assisting with a wide range of treatment room procedures. They work under either the direct or indirect supervision of a medical practitioner and carry out a range of delegated tasks that include front desk administrative work and the performance of instructed treatment room care.
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This course comprises of:
This course is delivered in three study terms over 24 months with 6 full days of face to face practical skills training over the whole course duration. Attendance is compulsory and forms part of the assessment requirements.
Applicants must be working in a reception or administration role in a general medical or specialist health care practice or hospital setting.
Applicants must have a suitable level of workplace support, including access to a clinical supervisor such as a General Practitioner or Registered Nurse.
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On successful completion of this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to:
Nationally Recognised Training (NRT)
The Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM)
23 units of competency must be successfully completed to attain this qualification.
Delivery and assessment of the following first aid units in the HLT47715 Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting are delivered by an agent under an approved third party arrangement in each state:
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