Short Courses

Medical Office Computing

Melbourne Polytechnic's Medical Office Computing course provides participants with computer skills requirements for working in a general practice or specialist rooms, or as a medical administration worker. Completion of this cluster will earn you credits towards attaining the Course in Medical Office Administration.

Course Code: 29MOA

Fees: $640.00

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Completion of this cluster will earn you credits towards attaining the Course in Medical Office Administration (29MOA).

Topics include:

  • developing keyboard speed and accuracy
  • using Microsoft Word to produce medical documents
  • using a Dictaphone for transcription
  • advanced software functions
  • data entry of patient details
  • creating computer generated accounts
  • PracSoft and Medical Director (medical practice management software)

Recommended: Participants require basic computer skills for satisfactory completion of this course.

Module codes: PSM210, PSM211, PSM212, PSM213, PSM214

Please note: The Course in Medical Office Administration qualification consists of five clusters. Participants have the option of enrolling in one or all five courses at a time.

Session information
Evening classes will run on Monday and Tuesday nights from 6pm – 9pm.

Study Pathways
This course meets all the requirements of the following national units of competency and participants may apply for skills recognition (additional fee may apply):

BSBITU307A Develop keyboard speed and accuracy
BSBITU303A Design and produce text documents
BSBITU306A Design and produce business documents
BSBADM303B Produce text from audio transcription
BSBWOR204A Use business technology

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.

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.