HLT47715 Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting
Do you enjoy working in a fast past, multi skilled healthcare environment? The Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting will give you the ability to assist medical practitioners in a range of medical and administrative tasks.
What will I learn?
During the course you will learn how to undertake medical procedures such as ECG and Holter Monitoring, perform blood and non-blood collection and assist with medical specimen collection. You will also learn administrative skills such as medical accounting and how to maintain patient records, stock and equipment. You will learn about medical terminology, how to communicate effectively and a vast range of other skills.
What are the career opportunities?
There are a vast range of employment opportunities and careers in the medical assistance field.
- Practice Assistant
- Medical Practice Assistant
Is the course face to face or distance?
BOTH! Our courses are delivered through flexible, blended learning. Under the supervision and mentoring of your trainer you will be required to attend face to face classes and also complete a few units at home.
Units of competency
There are a total of 23 units that make up the HLT47715 Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting. 19 core units and 4 elective units.
This course requires you to have a good understanding of written, verbal and spoken English and maths (knows as language, literacy and numeracy 'LLN'). All students who enrol in a course are required to undertake Adept Training's LLN assessment. While not a prerequisite, we strongly recommend all students be immunised for Hepatitis A and B before enrolling in the course.
Please note all students are required to provide the following documents on enrolment:
- Completed enrolment form
- USI Number
- Photo ID
- Proof of Residency (Birth Certificate, Passport, Green Medicare Card or Citizenship Certificate)
- Language, literacy and numeracy assessment
- Emergency contact