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Medical Office Assistant

Medical Office Students Photo

Description:
This class prepares students for diverse employment opportunities in a variety of health care 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, the 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

Required Courses:

  • Fundamentals of Technology
  • Foundations of Medical Office/Medical Terminology
  • Patient Billing
  • Medical Insurance
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Basic Nursing Skills
  • Phlebotomy Specimen Collection and Processing
  • Clinical Component
  • Career Major Capstone

Career Opportunities:

  • Physician’s Offices
  • Specialty 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 your 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)

Certifications:

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum

ODCTE Competency Certification

  • Administrative Medical Assistant
  • Phlebotomy Technician

Clinical Medical Assistant Certification
CPR – Basic Life Support (BLS)

**CTSO: HOSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)