Short Courses

Course in Medical Office Administration

Start your career in the medical industry. Melbourne Polytechnic's Course in Medical Office Administration will provide you with the fundamental skills and knowledge you require to work in a medical administration centre, doctors' clinic, specialist rooms or a hospital.

Course Code: 29MOA

Fees: $1,650.00

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Medical administration taught by experts in industry

Be taught by qualified and experienced teachers from the medical administration field who will guide and mentor you towards a rewarding career in various medical administration positions.

The Course in Medical Office Administration is flexible, allowing you to attend class during the day or evening.

This course provides hands-on experience in the areas of:

  • patient records, privacy and confidentiality
  • medical stocks and supplies
  • medical accounts
  • occupational health and safety in the medical centre
  • medical terminology
  • producing accurate and quick business documents
  • using a dictaphone

Important information

This course comprises five individual short course modules, which can be undertaken sequentially or individually.

The total cost for undertaking all five modules is $1,650.

The short course modules include:

1 – Medical Office PSM200 ($575)
2 – Medical Office Computing PSM210 ($640)
3 – Medical Terminology PSM220 ($400)
4 – Treatment Room Procedures PSM230 ($350)
5 – Medical Practice Administration PSM240 ($450)

How to apply and entry requirements

  • to apply for this course, DO NOT complete a short course enrolment
  • all enrolments must be made through the department
  • applicants must have basic computer skills and a genuine interest in medical/health sector administration

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.