Office Administration - Medical - Fast Track
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  • Program Length:
  • Two Year - Ontario College Diploma (delivered in less than 1 year)
  • Starts:
  • September

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level qualify for admission to this program.

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Graduates of this program become members of a professional health care team. They are able to manage a medical office, book appointments, schedule and do charting. They will also have an understanding of OHIP billing and be able to transcribe medical letters and references for doctors. The medical office administrator also has a strong understanding of the Canadian health care system and knows medical office terminology and procedures.

This program targets students who have excellent interpersonal and critical thinking skills. Accuracy is important along with the ability to organize and prioritize. The student must be considerate and work effectively in a multicultural environment. Good communication skills, both written and oral are also important. Excellent keyboarding skills are an asset.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • FAST TRACK allows you to get your two year diploma in three semesters!
  • Internship in the final semester in a doctor's office, medical clinic, hospital or healthcare facility
  • Advanced computer software
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities in the health care field are diverse and include physicians' offices, hospitals, laboratories, medical clinics, nursing homes, health insurance offices, public health offices and alternative health therapy offices.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Program Physical Demands Analysis: K232
FIELD PLACEMENT
Some of our employers who provide our placement settings require a clear POLICE RECORD CHECK for criminal offences with vulnerable sector screening before accepting a student into the clinical setting. The record check MUST be obtained by the student and at the student’s expense. If you are unable to obtain this police clearance please discuss this with the coordinator to ensure that proper arrangements can be made in advance for your placement. Some of our employers who provide our placement settings also require up to date immunizations and a proof of a negative TB test. Should you be unable to acquire these, please discuss the matter in advance with the coordinator.

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2016-2017 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
OAG 110
3
Language Fundamentals
OAG 125
3
Administrative Procedures
OAG 150
3
Administrative Documents
OAG 160
3
Essential Business Calculations
OAG 170
3
Professional Computer Applications I
ELEC 1030
3
General Education Elective
BUS 108
3
Intro to Canadian Business
HSC 164
2
First Aid & CPR
ELEC 1030
3
General Education Elective

Semester 2
ACC 145
3
Accounting for the Office Assistant
COM 200
3
Communication in Today's Workplace
OAG 230
3
Business Computing and the Internet
OAG 250
3
Administrative Documents II
OAG 270
3
Professional Computer Applications II
OAM 312
3
Medical Terminology I
OAM 302
4
Medical Typing & Theory Techniques I
OAM 226
3
Medical Transcription I

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 3
OAM 310
4
Medical Office Management & OHIP
OAM 347G
3
Transcultural Communication
OAM 402
4
Medical Typing & Theory Techniques II
OAM 426
4
Medical Transcription II
OAM 412
3
Medical Terminology II
HSC 167
2
Pharmacology
OAM 415
3
Internship
OAM 306
3

Electronic Medical Records & Administrative Documents