Medical Documentation and Sekretaryship
Program Head: Assist.Prof.Aslan KAPLAN
Program Adviso: Assist.Prof.Aslan KAPLAN

PURPOSE

To train medical secretaries that health institutions and organizations need in the field of medical documentation and secretarial work.

TITLE

Those who complete the program are awarded the Associate Degree diploma and the title of Health Technician (Medical Secretary) in accordance with the decision of the Executive Board of Higher Education Council dated 27.07.1992 and numbered 92.26.698.

TASK DESCRIPTION

Graduated from colleges providing associate degree education in the field of medical secretary, 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.

DUTIES, AUTHORITIES and RESPONSIBILITIES Arranges the appointment services of the patient

Performs patient admissions

Informs the patient about the functioning of the institution and medical services

Maintains patient's medical records

Conducts communication and correspondence services in administrative and medical units

It archives patient files and other necessary documents and reports with scientific methods and puts them into service.

Makes the coding processes 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 it with scientific methods and reports the results to the relevant people periodically.

SKILLS GAINED

Speaking, listening, dressing, protocol rules, motivation to work, avoiding 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

In addition, as a requirement of their profession; As a result of 182 hours of computer and 156 hours of 10 Finger Writing Techniques training, which they received during two years, they have the ability to use a very good computer and keyboard (writing accurately and quickly at minimum speaking speed without looking at the screen and keyboard). They have knowledge and skills in typesetting and design.

EMPLOYMENT

Graduates; In addition to medical units such as clinics, polyclinics, laboratories, operating rooms, and emergency services of private and public health institutions, they also work in administrative units such as health board, patient admission, patient files archive.

Parallel to the rapid change in health services, the demand for graduates of this program is increasing in all private and public health institutions and organizations, and there are wide job opportunities for graduates.

VERTICAL TRANSITION

Universities;

There is a vertical transfer opportunity to the fields of office management and secretarial teaching, and health institutions management.