This certificate is designed to prepare individuals to work as receptionists in the health care industry. Students successfully completing this course of study will be able to register new patients, use proper telephone techniques, schedule appointments, file medical records and process mail. Students will gain exposure to both computerized and manual systems to organize a medical office. All credits from this program may be applied to the Medical Assistant, AAS degree option.
Students may complete deficiencies concurrently with the beginning courses in the program. Students not meeting a course prerequisite must have permission of coordinator to enroll. Coding classes have prerequisite course work in MOT 125, MOT 133 and MOT 135. With these course inclusions, student will be eligible for this certification and the medical coding certification.