MEDICAL DOCUMENTATION AND SECRETARY TECHNIQUES

SHORT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROGRAMME: With the increasing consciousness of quality at health services, and the awareness about epidemiological surveyance of the illnesses make the medical documentation very important. Providing the maintenence of medical records depends on the qualified personel on medical documentatiton. Personel also takes the responsibility of being a bridge between the doctors and patients. Their awareness of the patient pschology resulsts with the patient satisfaction and productivity of the foundation.

AIM OF THE PROGRAMME: The aim of this program is to educate students having vocational knowledge, skills and behaviors required for managerial services of hospitals and other health organizations; to constitute the first level of the faculty education and to educate personel who have reponsibility and qualified at occupation and eble to solve problem.

EDUCATION PERIOD: 2 years

TYPE OF CERTIFICATE: Associate degree

CLASS NUMBER: 2

LABORATORY NUMBER: 2

QUALIFICATION OF STUDENTS: Having no physical disabilities to carry out necessary functions of the vocation. Hand skills and patience, well diction, success in human relations and empathy is required. Being interested in computer, office machines and equipments, to know a foreign language and medical terminology are also important specialities.

PRACTICAL TRAINING ACTIVITIES IN EDUCATION PERIOD AND THEIR DURATION:

20-days long compulsary practical training courses in the summer periods of the 1st and 2nd years. 14-weeks long practical training course in the spring period of the 2nd year.

TITLE CONFERRED AND EMPLOYMENT FIELDS AFTER GRADUATING: Health technician title is conferred to the graduates. Their working field is very wide.

EMPLOYMENT FIELDS: They can work at public foundations with the prerequisite of passing the KPSS exam and can work as health technician at private foundations giving health services.

FUTURE OF VOCATION: Health organisations’ demand for skilled and educated health technicians would increase parallel with the improving public and technology. Our students have the opportunity for attending a 4-years education by passing OSYM examination after the graduation.