ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
Purpose: To train qualified medical secretaries needed in the administrative services of health institutions and organizations.
Vision: To train a Medical Secretary with sufficient theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Medical Documentation and Secretariat, who can best practice his profession. The program aims to provide the medical sector with the maximum level of equipped medical secretaries.
Mission: During the two-year education, students will be given theoretical and practical lessons by experienced instructors in this field.
Students will receive the necessary training on these topics such as computer use and 10 finger writing techniques, filing and archiving techniques, making official correspondence, speaking, listening, appearance, diction, using technology effectively, keeping patient records and reports.
Students will acquire the knowledge and skills required to work in harmony and in harmony with physicians and managers of health institutions in health institutions, to fulfill duties requiring professional responsibility in accordance with laws and ethical rules.
Program Language: Turkish
Program Approval: YÖDAK, YÖK
Program Description: In the Cyprus Documentation and Secretariat program of the American College of Health Vocational School of Cyprus, students are tried to be educated at a level that will compete with other universities in the national and international arena. The technological infrastructure and education and training opportunities of the department are organized in a way that will give students the knowledge and experience they need in their professional lives. The program is carried out by the lecturers of American University of Cyprus Health Services Vocational School and with the contribution of lecturers from other units. The duration of the program is two years of education.
Admission and Registration Requirements: Within the framework of the regulations determined by the Council of Higher Education (YÖK), student admission to this program is done through the examination system conducted by the Assessment Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM). Student registration procedures are carried out within the framework of the principles set by the Measurement, Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM). The Rector's Office announces the enrollment dates of the candidates who will register to the university each year, by determining the required documents and registration places according to the units. Registration procedures are carried out by the Registrar's Office. Final registration is not possible with missing documents or mail. If it is understood that it was registered by mistake, the records are deleted.
Graduation Requirements: In order to graduate from American University of Cyprus, School of Health Vocational School of Medical Documentation and Secretariat, the student must have completed all the courses in the program, provided 120 ECTS credits, and completed 30 working days internship.
Transition to Upper Level: Graduate students can switch to Health Management Business and Business Management undergraduate programs with Vertical Transfer Exam (DGS).
Employment Opportunities: Graduates from this program can work under the title of “Medical Secretary” in public and private health institutions and organizations. All institutions providing health services such as recording medical records in patient admissions units, patient archives, maintaining them regularly and putting them into service when necessary, can work in the institution. Medical secretary of Public Personnel Selection Examination for appointment to public institutions and organizations in Turkey (KPSS) according to, if the TRNC Public Service who are successful in the examination which the Commission opened appointed to public health institutions.
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