MEDICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

Duration: 30 weeks at 4 hours/day (25 weeks of training + 5 weeks practicum)

Program Overview

 

The Medical Office Administration program emphasizes the practical and theoretical subjects that will teach the student the skills needed to manage an office environment and effectively communicate, write and interpret medical terms in the workplace. The units covered in the program are MS Office Applications, Communications in the Medical Office, Medical Terminology, Scheduling Medical Appointments, Health Coverage & Billing, Medical Records Management, Medical Software and Medical Transcription.

 

Graduates of Summit’s Medical Office Administration program can obtain careers in hospitals, doctor’s offices, clinics, pharmaceutical companies and other facilities in the healthcare industry.

Course Outline

Introduction to Computers

MS Word Level 1 and 2

MS Excel level 1 

A Career as a Medical Office Professional

Communication in the Medical Office

Medical Terminology

Scheduling Medical Appointments

Health Coverage & Billing

Medical Records Management

Medical Software

Medical Transcription

Job Search Training

Career Opportunities

 

Medical Office Assistant, Medical Secretary, Medical Billing Clerk, Medical
Billing Secretary, Medical Office Administrator, Medical Receptionist, Clinical Assistant, Ward Secretary and Booking Clerk.

Pre-requisites

 

18 years or older

Proof of OSSD (diploma/transcript)  OR  Pass mature entrance exam