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Medical Word Processing

The Medical Word Processing training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

Medical offices require a lot of admin. Getting to grips with the finer workings of Microsoft Word means you can create professional looking documents and reports quickly and easily, saving you hours of wasted time trying to format files that won’t behave.

Course duration: 8 hours

CPD Points: 8

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Lesson One: Including: using document templates; writing letters, reports and notices; proofreading; margins, spacing and indenting; formatting a table; moving and deleting text.

Lesson Two: Including: amending an existing document; recognising proofreading symbols; inserting and changing a file; word counts; formatting text; rearranging and sorting data in different types of document and in different formats; portrait and landscape orientations; headers and footers; inserting an automatic file name and path; numbering pages.

Lesson Three: Including: routing; inserting autotext; numbering continuation sheets; inserting and adjusting a picture; aligning decimals in a table; finding and replacing text in a document; applying text wrapping; reordering data in a table; sorting information into alphabetical order.

Those who wish to learn how to develop their word processing skills for use in a medical office environment. Potential careers include a variety of administrative roles – medical secretary; ward clerk; medical receptionist; medical summariser; medical admin assistant
To prepare those who wish to work as a medical secretary and to take the OCR Level 2 Medical Word Processing unit examination

Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Business Document Production

ITA (Individual Training Account) funding may be available for this course subject to eligibility. Please contact us for more information.

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