Certified Medical Office Assistant
Assist patients and health-care providers by working in a health-related office environment using advanced software applications and processes used by medical professionals everywhere. Experience and perform medical office functions and responsibilities to increase medical office support productivity and enhance workplace performance. This program prepares students to earn certifications in Microsoft Office programs.
The Certified Medical Office Assistant program is designed to prepare students for employment as an information technology assistant, front desk specialist, medical office technologist, and medical administrative specialist.
This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills expanding the traditional role of the medical secretary. The content includes the use of technology to develop communication skills, higher-level thinking skills, and decision-making skills; medical terminology; the performance of office procedures specific to the medical environment; transcription of medical documents from machine dictation; digital administrative medical simulation; the production of quality work in an efficient manner using advanced features of business software applications; research of job opportunities; and the production of high quality employment portfolios and job-seeking documents.
The program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the medical secretarial industry: medical office functions; management; finance; technical and production skills; underlying principles of technology; customer service issues; community issues; and health, safety, and environmental issues.
⦁ Physicians’ Offices
⦁ Urgent Care Centers
⦁ Outpatient Clinics
⦁ Insurance Billing
⦁ Laboratory Assisting
Estimated Program Course & Fee Sheet:
Application Fee: $40
AAAE Fee $30
Lab Fee: $60
Certification/Technology Fee $410
Total Cost of Program $4,150
Certificate: Upon program completion eligible participants can register for and sit for the CMAA Certification Exam
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****** Certified Medical Administrative Assistant $117 TESTING FEE IS NOT INCLUDED IN TUITION************************************
Optional Text Books *NOT REQUIRED
ISBN#9780538669269 Alphabetic Indexing 6th ed. *NOTE: [Do Not purchase 2nd Sem. Books without consulting with ISBN#9781337251037 Microsoft Office 365 & 2016 Intro. instructor]. ISBN#9781337251112 Microsoft Office 365 & 2010 Intermed ISBN# ISBN# 9781133788799, Virtual Administrative Skills for the Medical Assistant 9781616694074 BLS for Healthcare Providers Manual Access Card ISBN#9780323400756 Medical Office Administration 4th ed. ISBN#9781133951742 Intro.to Medical Terminology 3rd ed. ISBN#9781133951735 Medical Terminology Workbk 3rd ed. ISBN#9780077836382 Computers in Medical Office 9th ed. ISBN#9781337119290 Written Communication ISBN#9781337119283 Verbal Communication
Payment is due at the time of registration to secure your seat. Registration and Payment must be received by 5:00 pm EST the day prior to the training date registered or $10 late fee will be applied. Instructor approval is required for all late registrations after 5:00pm EST the day prior to training date.
*Students pay a $40 non-refundable application fee per program enrollment.
**Some students may be required to pay a $30 Applied Academics for Adult Education fee.
*** Tuition based on Florida Residency. Tuition fees are subject to change to comply with state guidelines.
Important: This is a disclosure statement of costs. All prices are approximate and subject to change. This statement is to be used for informational purposes only. Actual costs, fees and expenses are to be verified by the Registration Office.
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