$3,000 – scholarship plus free laptop

*This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

The Medical Office Assistant Program Is designed to prepare students for an exciting and rewarding career as a clerk/secretary in a health care setting.

Students will gain knowledge in Medical Terminology, billing procedures, appointment booking & scheduling, transcription prioritizing & organizational skills and communication skills. This knowledge will be taught within the modules in the Medical Office Assistant Program

Medical office assistants may be employed in the offices of:
• General Practitioners.
• Surgeons, Gynecologists and other Medical Specialists.
• various Medical Offices; such as Physiotherapy, Massage Clinics, Dermatology Clinics.
• Various Hospital Departments.
• Nursing facilities.

The program is delivered in English with in class instruction. The program will employ lecture, field observations and research as well as include WHIMS and First Aid/CPR level C certification.

DAY CLASS
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

NIGHT CLASS
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

Intake

Sept 2020

Campus

Vancouver, Victoria

Mode

Full Time, 20 Hrs/Wk

Duration

720 Hours

Further information

1. High School Graduate or equivalent OR mature student status (19 years or older prior to starting the program)

2. Meet one of the following English Language Proficiency requirements:
I. Minimum Grade 12 English (Domestic Students)
II. For English as second language students; Overall IELTS 5.0 or equivalent.
III. Pass the College’s English admission test

Course No

Course Name

Prerequisite

HOURS

001

Microsoft Word

NA

60

002

Microsoft Excel

NA

40

003

Medical Terminology Level 1

NA

80

004

Medical Terminology Level 2

MOA003

80

005

Medical Office and Clinical Procedures

MOA004

80

006

Medical Transcription

MOA005

80

007

Health Care Communications

MOA006

20

008

Medical Billing and Electronic health records

MOA007

120

009

First Aid, CPR Level C and WHMIS

NA

20

010

Career and Employment Strategies

NA

20

011

Work Experience

120

TOTAL

720

MOA001

Microsoft Word This course introduces students to word processing, where they will learn about common features of office applications and file management fundamentals.

 

MOA002

Microsoft Excel This course introduces students to spreadsheets where students learn how to enter, format and use the various functions and formulas to manage and manipulate the data.

 

MOA003 Medical Terminology Level 1

Medicine has its own language, students will learn word structure, suffixes prefixes, pronunciation, abbreviations and spelling of terms to describe medical conditions. Students will learn human anatomy and physiology

 

MOA004 Medical Terminology Level 2

Students will further enhance their knowledge of Terminology by learning about the various body systems including the digestive system, urinary system and reproductive system. They will learn about the human body as a whole. They will also learn the basics of Pharmacology.

 

MOA005 Medical Office and Clinical Procedures

Medical transcription is taught to reinforce medical terms and procedures. Students will also be taught to improve their Proofreading, Editing, Speed and Accuracy Skills. This module will familiarize the students with various medical letters and reports, which are dictated by Medical Professionals.

 

MOA006 Medical Transcription

Medical transcription is taught to reinforce medical terms and procedures. Students will also be taught to improve their Proofreading, Editing, Speed and Accuracy Skills. This module will familiarize the students with various medical letters and reports, which are dictated by Medical Professionals.

 

MOA007 Health Care Communications

Students will learn basic communication skills relating to the medical field that will assist them in dealing with all patients and understanding cultural differences and promoting inclusivity and respect to everyone. Students will learn the importance of teamwork, and professionalism.

 

MOA008 Medical Billing and Electronic Records

Students will create patient databases and complete medical office billing procedures including MSP billing, WorkSafeBC billing and ICBC billing. Students will become familiar with the BC Medical Association Guide to Fees and Diagnostic Codes. Students will use a functional healthcare records program. They will understand the importance of electronic healthcare records in the healthcare industry today and how it relates to a more efficient and effective healthcare delivery process.

 

MOA009 First Aid, CPR Level C and WHMIS

 

MOA010 Career and Employment Strategies

This course provides information on how to use the communication skills learned in order to make a successful presentation to a prospective employer. Self assessment during this course allows students to identify their personal skills. Students will prepare an effective resume and cover letter

 

MOA011 Work Experience

A four (4) week Work Experience will be arranged upon successful completion of all the above noted courses.

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