Medical Practice Assisting

Certificate IV

National Code: HLT47715

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About the course

Course Number: HLT47715-01V01

Are you an organised person with great communication skills and a love for  helping people? Our Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting could be the perfect course for you. In this course you will learn all the skills required to effectively assist in a medical practice. As well as many other fundamental skills, you will learn how to; confirm physical health status, manage first aid resources, take clinical measurements, handle medial specimens, organise schedules and maintain patient records. The role of a medical practice assistant can be very diverse, with opportunities to demonstrate both clinical and administrative abilities. 

Studying the Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting through North Coast TAFE ensures you will receive outstanding support throughout the course while also enjoying flexible delivery. All course facilitators are professionals, currently practising in the industry- this means they stay up-to-date with changes in the industry and can incorporate this knowledge in their teaching. Studying with North Coast TAFE also means you will have access to the Shared Health Research and Education Campus, where you will learn in a supportive environment alongside student doctors and other allied health professionals studying with the University of NSW and the University of Newcastle.

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North Coast TAFE offers a wide choice of courses, some that attract government subsidies and some that do not. The fees payable will vary, depending on your personal circumstances, your study history and the course you choose.

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