Medical Office Assistant

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Description:
This class prepares students for diverse employment opportunities in a variety of healthcare facilities. Students will learn front and back office procedures including; administrative procedures, medical terminology, medical insurance, patient billing, electronic health records, vital signs, phlebotomy, and advanced computer skills related to the medical industry. As the medical field is evolving into a digital workforce, students are required to be adept at electronic health records as well as safety and privacy regulations. Students gain valuable knowledge in customer service, foundations of a medical office, and the skills needed to be successful citizens and employees.

Hours:
Morning session – 8:10 – 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session – 12:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Medical Office Assistant
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  1020/39
Normal Completion Time:  39 weeks for full-time status

College Credit:
Prior Learning Assessment

Career Opportunities:

  • Physician’s Offices
  • Speciality Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Dental Offices
  • Research Institutes
  • Armed Services
  • Public Health Departments
  • Medicare Agencies

For more information on occupations go to www.onetonline.org.

Application Process:
High school students see home school counselor
Adults contact Mid-America counselor 405-449-3391

Average Salary:
$21,480-$36,540

Accreditation:
OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)

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**CTSO: HOSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)