St. Clair College

Office Administration - Health Services

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Program Information

School:St. Clair College
Faculty:South Campus
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Medical Office Management/Administration
Description:Graduates of this program become members of a professional health care team. They are able to work within, and manage any healthcare office with solid knowledge of medical terminology, along with a general background in anatomy and physiology. They acquire appropriate training in healthcare office procedures including, but not limited to, client care, appointment scheduling, manual and electronic charting, along with communication techniques, with strict emphasis on confidentiality following PHIPA (Personal Health Information Protection Act) guidelines. The graduates also have an understanding of healthcare billing through MOHLTC (Ministry of Health and Long Term Care-OHIP), along with third party and private billing. Graduates will have experience with EMR (electronic medical records software in several core areas of the program. As well, graduates are well-trained in transcription of a wide range of medical data and reports, with emphasis on accuracy.

This program targets students who have excellent interpersonal and critical thinking skills. Accuracy is important along with the ability to organize and prioritize. The student must be considerate and work effectively in a multicultural environment. Good communication skills, both written and oral are also important. Excellent keyboarding skills are an asset.
URL:Office Administration - Health Services at St. Clair College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $12,682
Careers:Medical SecretariesMedical Transcriptionists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Successful completion of the Office Administration - General with a GPA of 2.0 or better.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      St. Clair College will continue to accept applications after the Equal Consideration Dates on a first-come, first-served basis. If the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of available seats (oversubscribed), completed applications received at ontariocolleges.ca by the Equal Consideration date will receive first consideration

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on January 26, 2018