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Medical Documentation and Secretarial

Medical documentation and secretarial; is a healthcare professional who keeps and archives the medical records of the patient, from the patient’s arrival at the health institution until his discharge, performs the coding procedures according to the international classification system of diseases, and also carries out the communication and correspondence works of the administrative and medical units.

Medical Documentation and Secretarial Curriculum

In the practical and supportive learning environment the program provides, a team of internationally experienced lecturers and professors encourage students to explore their individual talents and build their own professional path. The first two years include courses from basic sciences. In the following years, they continue with advanced engineering courses such as manufacturing technology, production system and operations research. In addition to the above subjects, subjects such as engineering design, communication, teamwork and project work are integrated into the curriculum throughout its four years.

The current curriculum of the Medical Documentation and Secretarial UnderGraduate Program Curriculum is in Appendix-1.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Arranges the appointment services of the patient
  • Performs patient admission procedures
  • Informs the patient about the functioning of the institution and medical services
  • Keeps the medical records of the patient
  • Carries out communication and correspondence services in administrative and medical units.
  • Archives and presents patient files and other documents and reports deemed necessary with scientific methods.
  • Carries out the coding procedures according to the international classification systems of diseases, processes and health-related problems are determined
  • It compiles the data related to medical statistics and analyzes them with scientific methods and reports the results periodically to the relevant parties.
  • Speaking, listening, dressing, obeying the protocol rules, being motivated to work, staying away from stress, working with the manager, Effective diction, Filing and archiving techniques, Being able to code using the ICD-10 system from medical records, which is essential for coding,
  • Gain skills in business writing and official correspondence.
  • As a requirement of their profession; They have the ability to use a computer and keyboard very well (to write accurately and quickly at minimum speaking speed without looking at the screen and keyboard), and as a requirement of these courses, they have knowledge and skills in graphics, typesetting and design related to their profession.

Assessment

Course assessment usually comprises of a comprehensive final exam and continuous assessment. Continuous assessment can include amongst others, mid-terms, projects, and class participation. Letter grades are calculated based on the weight of the final exam and the continuous assessment and the actual numerical marks obtained in these two assessment components. Based on the course grades the student’s semester grade point average (GPA) and cumulative point average (CPA) are calculated.

Graduation

The student must complete 240 ECTS and all programme requirements. A minimum cumulative grade point average (CPA) of 2.0 is required for graduation. Thus, although ‘C-‘, ‘D+’ and ‘D‘ are pass grades (conditionally pass), in order to achieve a CPA of 2.0, an average grade of ‘C’ is required. In addition, it is required to complete compulsory internship in a specified duration and quality.

What makes us different

Bahcesehir Cyprus University Medical Documentation and Secretarial Program ensures that its students are fully equipped by participating in the business life with its curriculum containing the most up-to-date information and prepares them for the future by teaching them how to learn.

How to apply to the Medical Documentation and Secretarial study program

The application process for studying the Medical Documentation and Secretarial at BAU Cyprus is very easy. You can simply and safely share your personal information through our online application platform. After receiving a confirmation email with a link, a copy of the following documents can be uploaded:

Passport or EU identity card

High school diploma certificate with transcript. Please also submit an official translation of the diploma and transcript into English if they are in another language.

University certificate with transcript (if applicable). Please also submit an official translation of the diploma and transcript into English if they are in another language.

English language test certificate

Portfolio PDF with a minimum of 10 works

Career Opportunities

Our graduates can find job opportunities in a wide variety of fields, including:

Program graduates can work in public health institutions, private hospitals and health institutions. In addition to hospitals, medical documentation and secretarial program graduates work in medical software companies, ambulance companies, private practices and businesses dealing with the sales and promotion of medical equipment.

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