Medical Office Administration Dartmouth Campus | Sydney Campus |

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This intensive 25-week, full-time program is designed specifically to get individuals employed in a medical office. Students will receive plenty of hands-on experience and in-depth working knowledge of how busy medical offices function. Upon completion of this program, successful graduates will be ready to start work in most professional medical offices with a sound knowledge of the filing system, medical transcription, computerized appointment booking, the billing system, and the importance of record-keeping. This is an intensive program where individuals will graduate being ready to handle the day-to-day operations of a busy medical practice!

admission requirements

Application, resume, transcript of Grade 12 marks (or GED) must be received prior to the interview.

Program Outline

  • Medical Office Keyboarding (75 hrs)
  • Computers in the Medical Office (50 hrs)
  • Medical Anatomy and Terminology (125 hrs)
  • Medical Office Procedures (94 hrs)
  • Medical Office Communications (60 hrs)
  • Medical Office Pharmacology (51 hrs)
  • Medical Office Billing & Record Keeping (55 hrs)
  • Health and Safety Workshops (26 hrs)
  • Medical Office Transcription (46 hrs)
  • Medical Office Practicum (140 hrs)

job market

Professional secretaries’ employment opportunities can be found in doctors’ offices, clinics, provincial health services, medical supply companies, pharmaceutical companies, medical education services, hospitals, dental offices, dental clinics, and medical education services. Opportunities are available as transcriptionists in the medical settings. There are lots of opportunities for anyone who would enjoy working in the medical secretarial profession.

This program prepared me and gave me the confidence to enter the real business world. The close knit atmosphere CBBC has, made me very comfortable. Each and every staff member at CBBC was extraordinarily helpful on my journey in obtaining a full-time Administrative Assistant position in Cape Breton. Courtney MacPhail Administrative Assistant / Offshore Technical Services

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