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Health Education


(Health Service)

Medical Office Receptionist is a short-term, 26-week training program involving credit courses from the Health and Business Education divisions, and non-credit courses from the Office of Continuing Education and Training. It is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the medical services field. In addition to classroom instruction, hands-on application in a health care facility is an integral component of this training.

The program is offered to meet community needs when college resources permit.

Certificate of Competence: 9 credits and 119 non-credit hours

HPER 195 Modern Health: Personal and Community 2
BUSN 121 Introduction to Word Processing 3 (formerly OAT 121 - Keyboarding)
BUSN 170 Records and Information Management 3 (formerly OAT 140 - Filing)
NURS 99V 1 Special Studies


Medical Technology for the Office - 50 hours
(Basic medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology; personal health issues as it relates to the medical office)

Personal Development - 24  hours (Course to assist student in making a smooth transition into college; time management skills, study skills,self-esteem building, and goal setting techniques)

True Colors - 3 hours
(Utilizing colors to identify 4 distinct perspectives and personalities; understanding the uniqueness of self and others utilizing this technique, assist with team building skills)

Introduction to Windows and Internet - 12 hours (Learn windows operating system to make personal computing more productive; basic knowledge and skills needed to get on the information highway using Netscape)

Work Readiness/Customer Service - 30 hours
(Personal appearance, telephone etiquette, time management, dealing with difficult people, professionalism, communication skills; dealing with the confidentiality issue in the workplace)

TOTAL 119 hours

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