Medical Office Assistant

Medical Office Assistant

Medical Office Assistant

 

Medical Office Administrators play a critical role in healthcare delivery along with some basic clinical procedures. In this program, students will learn to take medical histories, prepare patients for examinations and explain treatment procedures. Emphasis is placed on medical terminology, medical transcription, body systems and office and clerical data entry. Clarkridge Career Institute provides hands-on clinical training, expert guidance, and practical skills required to pursue a rewarding healthcare career.

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Program Details
Program Code MOI03
Duration 2 Semesters/43 Weeks (1 Year)
Credential Diploma
Campuses Toronto, Brampton
Delivery Full-Time
Email Admissions@clarkridge.com
Program Availability
Start Date Sep 2020
Campus Toronto, Brampton
Domestic Status Open
International Status Open

 

Program Highlights

✔️ Schedule and confirm medical appointments and receive and communicate messages from doctors and patients

✔️ Type medical records, reports, articles, case histories and correspondence from handwritten notes, shorthand and machine dictation

✔️ Interview patients to complete forms, documents and case histories

✔️ Complete insurance and other claim forms

✔️ Initiate and maintain confidential medical files and records

✔️ Prepare financial statements and handle billing procedures

✔️ The Medical Office Assistant (MOA) diploma program will teach Medical Office skills such as keyboarding skills and how to work in office environments

✔️ Students also get familiar with many administrative tasks in the field of medicine, along with some basic clinical procedures.

✔️ In this program, students will learn how to get medical history, explain treatment procedures and prepare patients for examinations.

✔️ Emphasis is placed on medical terminology, body systems, medical transcription and office procedures.

✔️ Graduates are fully qualified to work in a hands-on administrative/clinical support capacity in any medical field.

✔️ Deal with patients in a courteous professional manner

✔️ Book and confirm appointments with patients and handle patients’ inquiries.

✔️ Students will acquire a working knowledge of medical vocabulary and abbreviations as well as basic understanding of the structure and function of the body

Courses

The Course consists of 14 modules. These modules are covered in the classroom and in the practicum:

✔️ Computer Skills for the Medical Office

✔️ Fundamentals of Keyboarding

✔️ Introduction to Medical Terminology

✔️ Musculoskeletal System

✔️ Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems

✔️ Lymphatic and Endocrine Systems

✔️ Urinary and Reproductive Systems

✔️ Special Senses and Integumentary System

✔️ Nervous and Digestive Systems

✔️ Administration and Health Records

✔️ Medical Office Procedures

✔️ Safety Equipment and Asepsis

✔️ Customer Service and Professionalism

✔️ CPR and First Aid

Career Opportunities

Graduates can find employment in Doctor’s offices, hospitals, Medical clinics, Pharmaceutical companies Government health agencies and a variety of other medical office settings. Medical office assistant graduates have obtained employment:

✔️ Medical billing specialists

✔️ Medical office assistant

✔️ Hospital unit clerk

✔️ Medical office administrator

✔️ Medical Secretary

✔️ Medical transcriptionist

✔️ Medical Stenographer

✔️ Medical Billing Specialists

✔️ Secretary Ward

✔️ Medical Transcriptionist.

✔️ Supportive health services

✔️ Reception & Switchboard operators

✔️ Hospital Unit Clerk

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

✔️ An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent; or be at least 18 years of age or older and pass an entry test.

✔️ English proficiency requirement for international students.

  • IELTS (MIN IELTS SCORE -OVERALL 5.5 AND NO BAND BELOW 5.0) OR
  • PTE (MIN PTE SCORE- 43-50) OR
  • TOEFL (MIN TOEFL SCORE- 525 FOR PAPER BASED TEST AND 80{20W 20R 20L 20S} FOR INTERNET-BASED TEST) OR
  • CAMBRIDGE TEST (Cambridge (FCE/CAE/CPE) 160 (with no single test score below 149))

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

✔️ Pre-admission medical report(TB TEST, hepatitis B vaccination is strongly recommended)

✔️ Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check

✔️ Standard First Aid & CPR Level C, HCP Certification

Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Jan 2020 and May 2020

✔️ Domestic: $9,350.00 CAD for full program*

✔️ International: $12,850.00 CAD for full program*

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fee Description:

Fees  Description Amount
Tuition Fees $8,600.00
Book Fees $500.00
Laboratory fee $100.00
Other $150.00
TOTAL $9350.00

 

International Fee Description:

Fees  Description Amount
Tuition Fees $8,600.00
Book Fees $500.00
Laboratory fee $100.00
Other $150.00
International Student Fees $3,500.00
TOTAL $12,850.00