ASB Medical Office Assistant

1,504 hours; 4 terms, 16 months
Maximum class size: 25 
 
The Associate in Specialized Business Medical Office Assistant program develops a high degree of competency in the essentials required of a medical office assistant. The program emphasizes office responsibilities, not clinical skills. ASB Medical Office Assistant is a Program of Study participant.

General Entrance Requirements

High school diploma, GED certificate or a high school transcript indicating graduation is required prior to admission. The student must be service oriented and enjoy working with people. Student abilities should include reading comprehension, writing skills, oral comprehension and good finger dexterity.

Instructional Equipment

Instructional equipment includes, but is not limited to, microcomputers, electronic typewriters, transcribers, calculators, audio/visual equipment, fax machines and copiers.

Employment Opportunities

The ASB Medical Office Assistant program provides entry-level opportunities for medical office assistant clerical positions in hospitals, pharmacies, medical clinics, physicians’ offices, social services agencies, health departments and insurance companies. Graduates of this program may also find employment with government agencies and companies with medical facilities.

Term I

Course Code
Course Description
Credits
BE-15
Medical Terminology I
3
BE-13
Anatomy & Physiology I
3
BE-29
Keyboarding
3
BE-23
Records Management
2
RS-09
Personal Success Skills
2
BE-20
Office Procedures
4
Term Total: 17

Term II

Course Code
Course Description
Credits
BE-16
Medical Terminology II
3
BE-14
Anatomy & Physiology II
3
BE-18
Machine Transcription
2
BE-24
Office Applications
4
RS-01
Business Communications
3
BE-47
Administrative Medical Office
3
Term Total: 18    

Term III

Course Code 
Course Description
Credits
BE-48
Computerized Medical Office
2
BE-33
Word Processing
3
BE-42
Medical Insurance Billing
2
BE-19
Medical Machine Transcription
2
BE-21
Recordkeeping I
3
MA-90
Foundations of Mathematics
3
RS-07
Psychology
2
Term Total: 17

Term IV

Course Code
Course Description
Credits
BE-38
Spreadsheet Applications
3
RS-04
English Composition
3
BE-49
Medical Office Assistant Procedures
3
RS-06
Public Speaking
3
BE-32
Advanced Word Processing
3
BE-35
Recordkeeping II
3
Term Total:  
18
Program Total:
70
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