Medical Office Assistant (MOA) Diploma

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Medical Office Assistant (MOA) today!

There has always been steady demand in the Okanagan for qualified Medical Office Assistants (MOA). Particularly in Kelowna, BC.

You should apply to Career City College’s Medical Office Assistant (MOA) Diploma program if:

  • You are a kind and caring individual
  • You want to contribute to your community
  • You are able to be discreet with sensitive information
  • You’re good at organizing large amounts of data

With Career City College’s Medical Office Assistant Diploma, you will become trained on how to operate in a medical environment ranging from hospitals, to clinical practices, and more! You’ll receive specialized training in the sort of medicinal knowledge that employers ask for.

To help you stand out in the job market, we have curated our Medical Office Assistant Diploma courses to give you a competitive edge! Set yourself apart with office skills such as accounting, scheduling, word processing, and business communication to help boost your employability in the Okanagan and Kelowna, BC specifically.

Start your path on working in the medical field by taking advantage of our FREE job search and resume development assistance!

You’re only one step away from realizing your career goals!

The Medical Office Assistant Diploma was reviewed and approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

Course Overview

  • Become well-versed in the medicinal setting and practices through:
    • Medical Terminology
    • Medical Office Billing
    • Medical Transcription
    • Medical Office and Clinical Procedurs
  • Learn how to operate the most in-demand Microsoft Office programs
    • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Master keyboarding
  • Communicate effectively in the business environment
  • Understand accounting fundamentals

MOA 110 - Medical Terminology
In the Medical terminology course, students will gain an understanding and knowledge of the Human Body, how it works, the diseases of the Human Body, the Medicine of the Human Body and the Terminology of the Human Body. This course is the first step to achieve further studies in the medical field.

MOA 120 - Medical Office Billing
In this course students are introduced to the Medical Service Plan of British Columbia Billing Guide. By the end of this course students will be able to understand and use the ICD9 codes and can bill clients. This course covers both the theory and exercise questions that are recommended by the Medical Service of British Columbia.

MOA 130 - Medical Transcription
In this course, students will learn how to transcribe dictated materials in an accurate and complete manner in a medical office setting.

MOA 140 - Medical Office and Clinical Procedures
This course introduces students to administration and clinical procedures. In terms of administration; students will learn how to deal with patients, book appointments, register patients and take care of different administrative procedures in a medical clinic. In terms of clinical procedures; students will be introduced to different medical equipment. Also, they will learn how to take vital signs, set up exam rooms for different procedures, and assist physicians in certain clinical procedures.

GEN110 - Keyboarding
This course is designed to help students in developing, increasing, and refining their keyboarding skills, proofreading skills, speed, and accuracy. Students are given access to a keyboarding software and their progress in monitored daily.

BMD110 - Word Processing Core
This course introduces students to word processing and to Microsoft Word. It helps to develop skills in creating and manipulating highly functional documents.

BMD120 - Spreadsheets
This course introduces students to spreadsheets and to Microsoft Excel. You will learn how to work with different types of documents using a variety of core and intermediate features to create and edit professional. manipulating highly functional spreadsheets.

BMD150 - Email, Scheduling, & Calendars
This course introduces students to email and to Microsoft Outlook. It helps to develop skills in managing email, calendars, contacts, and tasks.

BMD160 - Business Language & Communication Skills
This course introduces students to business English and the communication in a business environment.

BMD165 - Business Writing
This course is designed to provide students with all of the information and practice they need to communicate effectively in the business world. Business Writing features a stronger focus on technology with a new chapter on drafting messages for electronic media, new cutting-edge business content including social media and e-portfolios which focuses on grammar, vocabulary, and writing. You’ll discover how business communication differs from personal and social communication, and you’ll see how today’s companies are using blogs, social networks, podcasts, virtual worlds, wikis, and other technologies.

BMD300 - Accounting Fundamentals Core
This course provides students with a strong foundation in the basics of Accounting. Further, it gives extensive practice to understand the rules of debits and credits, transaction analysis, month-end duties, adjusting entries, closing entries, and financial statements.

BMD310 - Accounting Fundamentals Advanced
This course is a continuation of College Accounting Core. This focuses on special journals, bank reconciliations, bad debts, petty cash, corporations, dividends, bonds, and retained earnings.

Admission Requirements:

  • Applicants must have completed grade 12 or equivalent, or have mature student status (at least 19 years old).
  • Applicants whose primary language is not English must also achieve a minimum of 60% on the CCC language assessment prior to enrolling.
  • Applicants must pass a criminal record check.
  • Program admission requirements may not be waived by the student or the institution.

By taking our program, you can qualify for the following positions:

  • Medical administrative assistant
  • Medical secretary
  • Medical stenographer

Source:  Government of Canada


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