|Field of Study:||Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
|Description:||This program provides students with the base knowledge, skills, and work experience (preceptorship) to become permanently employable in various medical settings. This program is designed to provide employment ready, comprehensively trained graduates. Successful graduates will be eligible to achieve the CMAP® – Certified Medical Assisting Professional designation in addition to their diploma. These graduates are fully qualified to work in a hands on administrative/clinical support capacity in any medical field.
Skill development is delivered in three areas: comprehensive medical administrative knowledge, which includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, hospital and medical office administrative, and clinical procedures; full range of computer and office skills, including current software applications, keyboarding skills of 55 wpm, general office management, accounting, personal and professional development, and customer service; as well as on-site work experience through participation in a one month preceptorship at an approved healthcare training facility.