MEDICAL ASSISTING - MEDICAL OFFICE RECEPTIONIST (15 Units) ( Official )
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Program Type: Occupational Skills Certificate

Division: School of Health Sciences

Program Description:
The short-term Medical Office options prepares students with entry-level skills to seek employment in doctor’s offices or clinics, performing specific tasks. These courses can be applied toward the requirements for the Certificate of Achievement in Medical Assisting, Administrative and Clinical. Students successfully completing an option are eligible to receive an Occupational Skills Certificate.


MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST

The medical receptionist option prepares students with entry-level skills to seek employment in medical reception areas. Instruction includes interpersonal communication skills, greeting patients, scheduling appointments, computer data entry, initial processing of managed care Patients, telephone techniques, interpersonal relations, oral communication, medical ethics and law, Occupational Health and Safety regulations, medical asepsis, vital signs and height-weight measurements, and initial medical record documentation.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Effective: Summer 2009-2010

Required Units in the Major:    15

Required Courses
  MA 109 - HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (1.0 units)
  &
  MA 111A - MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES I (4.0 units)
  &
  MA 110 - MEDICAL OFFICE MICROCOMPUTER MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS (1.0 units)
  &
  MA 120 - INDEPENDENT STUDY (1.0 units)
  &
  MA 122A - CLINICAL ASSISTING TECHNIQUES I (2.0 units)
  &
  PYSO 100 - BASIC PHYSIOLOGY AND ANATOMY (3.0 units)
  &
  MA 115 - MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives

None