We know the baby boomers are getting older, and it is common knowledge that this large group of individuals will put a strain on the Canadian Healthcare system, but did you know that more than 63,000 people will be required to fill medical administrative positions during 2009-2018?
A Medical Office Assistant performs administrative functions for physicians and/or medical organizations such as physician offices, hospitals, clinics, medical government offices or medical supply companies. Medical Assistants may create and update patients’ medical electronic health records, liaise with patients and third party representatives on accounts, verify payments and complete insurance forms, prepare correspondence between medical providers, and most importantly provide quality customer care to patients.
You will expect to enjoy an exciting, diverse career which is both challenging and rewarding. You’ll feel proud when doctors turn to you to keep things running smoothly by booking appointments, helping patients and keeping things on track.
Choose the Administrative Medical Computer program where you receive training and Industry Certification that PROVES you have what it takes.
Includes all of these courses:
MDE programs contain practical, easy-to-follow lessons. Each lesson introduces fundamental skills followed by practice exercises to help you apply the material you've learned, and testing to ensure you've learned the objectives.
As technology continues to advance, computers are a part of everyday life. This makes computer knowledge vital to success in today's world.
To properly make full use of your computer, you will learn about the hardware needed, the best software to use, and how to navigate the Internet. You also will discover how to input information and get information (or output) from your computer!
Learn the history of computers and the Internet to see just how far technology has advanced!
This course is an introduction to using the Internet and the World Wide Web. Learn to find information, communicate with others and conduct business. Explore a wide range of topics such as; connecting to the Internet, navigating a Web page, online communications, and protecting your computer from viruses.
Email is one of the most popular features of the Internet. Explore elements of an email, email etiquette, learn how to review an incoming email and to compose and send an email.
Once you have mastered the basics, you will then learn to get more out of the Internet. Learn to shop online, manage your personal finances, research topics, play online games, and find information on news, sports and weather!
The medical environment is an ever-changing and dynamic field. Working in the medical office industry requires medical knowledge, organizational and business skills.
Learn about greeting patients, booking appointments, writing correspondence, communicating with physicians and patients, updating charts and medical records, maintaining medical supply inventory, banking and payroll, as well as filing, photocopying, and faxing. You will learn the skills needed to complete these tasks in a timely and efficient manner. You will also explore issues of confidentiality, drug handling and prescription medicines.
This course includes computer competency exercises using Medical Office Simulation Software (MOSS), a generic computerized program that includes participating in simulations. You will also gain the added advantage of learning the “soft skills" employers seek out in their best employees, such as, self-discipline, organization, time management and multi-tasking.
To be a successful in a medical environment you need to understand the language of medicine.
Learn the importance of pronunciation and spelling of medical terms. Understanding new words can be easier than it seems. Many medical terms are made up of interchangeable word parts. You will learn to breakdown complex terms into word parts, once you master the word parts it will make it easier to understand the meaning of the full term.
Explore the basics of diagnostic and examination procedures. A foundation in laboratory tests, imaging techniques and pharmacology is also included.
Microsoft Access is a powerful database software, enabling you to create, query, and maintain databases. Organizations and individuals benefit from storing data in a database and using Access to manage the database. One of the major advantages is the capability to easily find the answers to questions and queries.
You will learn to enter, sort, or delete data or use special features to design and use custom forms and professional looking reports.
Learn Excel by creating and formatting a workbook; working with formulas and functions; creating charts, tables, and PivotTables; managing multiple workbooks; and developing an Excel application.
Excel spreadsheets create an efficient environment for manipulating and analyzing data. Spreadsheets are especially useful for inventory, accounting, client lists or other business needs. You will learn to record and organize data in spreadsheet form, and then manipulate and analyze that data using functions, charts and graphs.
You will learn to create well-designed presentations using slides layouts, placeholders, themes, transitions, and animations.
PowerPoint has extensive and easy to use formatting and editing features, which enables you to organize information into powerful presentations. You can also use PowerPoint to create transparencies, paper printouts, slides, and handouts to aid you with your presentation.
You will learn to make slides that contain text, images, clip art, movies, audio, graphs, and tables.
Expand your understanding of Windows 8 through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead.
Windows 8 introduces a brand new way of interacting with computers and mobile devices such as tablets and smart phones. The new interface, which includes tiles, charms, and apps, will revolutionize how people work.
This course will teach the new interface and approach in a way that is easy to learn; exposing you to real-world examples and procedures preparing you to be a skilled operating system user upon completion.
Windows 8 can be customized to fit your individual needs. You will learn skills to use in your personal and professional life such as; to customize desktops, to install hardware and software, to manage folders, to perform advanced searches, to create a document, to save pictures, and to play a music file.
This course covers Word 2013 and teaches via step by step video tutorials. You will learn to create, edit and format documents; creating MLA-style research papers; working with tables; using advanced page layout techniques; working with graphics; performing a mail merge; and collaborating with others.
Explore concepts such as changing document settings, creating letterhead, editing and formatting tables. You‘ll learn to create, review, and publish important documents; sharing them in print, through e-mail, and on the web.
No matter what type of business or industry you work in, there’s a need for safety practices and procedures. Every year in Canada, many preventable workplace accidents occur. All workers are equally responsible to help prevent these accidents from happening.
Why wait for bad things to happen? Prepare for today.
This Occupational Health and Safety Course will explain employer and employee rights, explore roles and responsibilities as well as examine OH&S Legislation in jurisdictions throughout Canada.