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. Some 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.
Upon completion of the Medical Receptionist program, students will also qualify for the Medical Coding Specialist certification.
HPR 102 CPR for Professionals or current active CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) certification Heart Association) approved training plan. Online CPR training certification is not accepted.