Medical Office Assistant
The Medical Office Assistant program prepares students to join a medical office team. Topics include medical terminology, medical records management, and medical office procedures in addition to basic computer skills.
- Required Math Score: Level 4
- Required Reading Score: Level 5
- Program Start (semesters): August; January
- Financial Aid available (for post-secondary students only): Yes
- Veteran Benefits Eligible (for post-secondary students only): No
- Industry-recognized credentials: N/A
|BAT 130||Word Processing||4|
|BAT 200||Business Law||4|
|BAT 113||Intro Acct and Acct Software||4|
|MOS 250||Medical Terminology||5|
|MOS 255||Medical Records Management||4|
|MOS 260||Medical Office Procedure||3|
MOS 150 Medical Terminology (1)
This course familiarizes students to basic medical terminology and medical abbreviations used in a nursing care setting. The course is a component of and incorporated into the semester long program.
MOS 240 Medical Transcription (4)
This course will acquaint the student with transcription equipment and techniques. The student will transcribe a variety of medical documents and reports typically dictated in physicians' offices, hospitals, and other settings. Emphasis is placed on accuracy of information within the documents and will require use of medical terminology.
MOS 250 Medical Terminology (5)
Designed to give the student a background in basic medical terminology, this course covers prefixes, suffixes, combining forms, and word roots to compose medical terms. The student learns to spell, pronounce, define, and interpret terminology related to body structure, disease, diagnosis, and treatment.
MOS 255 Medical Records Management (4)
This course will acquaint the student with processing, maintaining and filing medical records. Students will also gain hands-on practice in creating, editing and generating medical reports. Emphasis is placed on confidentiality, appropriate documentation, accuracy and comprehension of information within the documents, and will require the use of medical terminology.
MOS 260 Medical Office Procedure (3)
This course provides hands-on practice of front office skills in a medical setting, both on paper and electronically, using medical office software. The student will also practice entry-level diagnosis coding, procedure coding, and medical claims billing.