Healthcare Program

Medical Office Administration


Program code: MED.OFF.ADM.DIP

Credential Awarded: Graduate Diploma (With co-op placement)

Program Duration: 1 Year

Delivery: Full-time

Delivery Mode: On-campus / Online

Optional Job Assistant Program: Yes

Program Intake: March 2021 / July 2021 / September 2021 /November 2021

Program Overview

 

The Medical Office Administration graduate diploma program is designed to make professionals who can efficiently handle all the medical office errands. This program emphasizes medical office procedures, clinical/medical terminology, human anatomy, OHIP billing, medical transcription, use of computerized health application software, computer skills required for office administration, interpersonal and communication skills.

 

Medical Office Administration graduates are competitively qualified to work as Medical Office Administrator, Medical secretary, Doctor's Office Administrator, Medical Transcriptionist, Medical Office Assistant, Front Office Administrator. Students are required to successfully complete 180 hours of co-op work experience to obtain a diploma in Medical Office Administration. A hands-on practical experience is imparted in the co-op through performing daily activities in a medical office environment including registration of patients, scheduling of appointments, OHIP billing, maintenance of inventory and ordering supplies for medical and office administration, filling, answering telephone calls, and maintenance of patient’s records. NACPT pharmaceutical faculty members are recognized experts. Our curriculum engages the students in experiential learning through intensive training, industrial workshops, guest speaker’s sessions, project work to foster their growth in the Medical Office Administration sector.

Medical Office Administration

Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

APA001

MS Excel 

APA002

MS Word

APA003

MS Access

APA004

MS Outlook

APA005

Study of Basic Human  Anatomy

Semester 2

Course Code

Course Title

APA006

Clinical / Medical Procedures

APA007

Medical Terminology

APA008

Stress Management

Semester 3

Course Code

Course Title

APA009

Computer Health Application Software

APA0010

QuickBooks

APA0011

Resume Workshop/Interpersonal and Communications Skills

APA0012

CPR and First Aid Certification

A comprehensive skill set is developed in the following areas through this program:

● Appointments and scheduling

● Registration of patients and maintain their records

● Complete patients’ forms, documents, and case histories 

● Complete insurance and other claim forms 

● OHIP billing

● Initiate and maintain confidential medical files and records

● Order supplies and maintains inventory

● Establish and maintain office procedures and routines

Students can pursue the following jobs after this program:

● Medical Office Administrator

● Medical secretary

● Doctor’s Office Administrator 

● Medical Transcriptionist 

● Medical Office Assistant

● Front Office Administrator

1. Please allow for 1-2 business days for our administrative team to review your application. 

2. Once your application has been reviewed, our administrative team will contact you to book a meeting for any grant application (if applicable) or to create your payment plan

Students above or at the age of 18 years

Students with an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent.

International Students

Domestic Students

● Complete application/registration form.

 

● Attach a copy of your academic record in your native language and in official/certified English translation. 

 

● Students from countries where the first language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency: 

● IELTS Academic: an overall minimum score of 6.0 (no single test score below 5.0)

TOEFL: 550 (paper-based) 213 (computer-based) or 88 (internet-based)

CAEL: overall band score of 60. 

● Students without an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent must write the Wonderlic Assessment Test.

 

● Students who are or above 18 years of age should pass the Wonderlic Contemporary Cognitive Ability Test. (The assessment will help measure the cognitive ability and problem-solving aptitude of prospective employees for a range of occupations.)

 

● Submit your application with required documents to info@nacptpharmacollege.com

● Complete application/registration form.

● Attach a copy of your academic record in your native language and in official/certified English translation.

 

● Students without an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent must write the Wonderlic Assessment Test.

 

● Students who are or above 18 years of age should pass the Wonderlic Contemporary Cognitive Ability Test. (The assessment will help measure the cognitive ability and problem-solving aptitude of prospective employees for a range of occupations.

 

● Submit your application with required documents to info@nacptpharmacollege.com

Course Code 

Course Name

Course Information

APA001

MS Excel 

The program covers

● Advanced skills for working in Excel 

 

APA002

MS Word

The program covers

● Advanced skills for creating a formatting complex business documents

APA003

MS Access

The program covers

● Features of MS Access in order to maintain and manage large amounts of information by using relational databases

APA004

MS Outlook

The program covers

● MS Outlook

● Use of various modules to coordinate communications and collaborations with others

APA005

Study of Basic Human  Anatomy

The program covers

● Introduction to Human Anatomy

● Basic principles of using Scientific Terminology of Medical Terms in Anatomy and Physiology

 

APA006

Clinical / Medical Procedures

The program covers

● Various Medical Procedures and Examinations. 

● Emergency Medical Procedures and guidelines for Emergency care.

APA007

Medical Terminology

The program covers

● Introduction to medical terminology

● Technical and legal aspects of medical transcription

 

APA008

Stress Management

The program covers

● Various types of stress along with their symptoms

● Coping mechanisms

APA009

Computer Health Application Software

The program covers

● Excellent working knowledge of the OSCAR EMR.

APA0010

QuickBooks

The program covers

● Overview of QuickBooks for accounting for small to medium-sized businesses

● QuickBooks content from the company’s perspective. 

APA0011

Resume Workshop/Interpersonal and Communications Skills

The program covers

● Writing impressive resumes and cover letters

● Developing interview and communication skills

 

APA0012

CPR and First Aid Certification

The program covers

● Training in CPR and first aid 

● Emergency care tactics

 

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