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See yourself working in a medical office, hospital or a clinic? In this program, you’ll learn about the skills essential to succeed – customer service, medical terminology, administration and so much more.
As a skilled Medical Office Administrator, you perform a variety of administrative duties in doctor’s offices, hospitals, laboratories, clinics and other medical settings. You are the first person to greet patients and staff upon entering the clinic, and the atmosphere of your work environment is enhanced by your friendly and welcoming attitude and excellent communication skills.
Some of your responsibilities include, being the foundation of communication within the office; planning and scheduling appointments; organizing and maintaining documents and files; managing projects; conducting research; and, providing information by use of telephone, email, and postal service. You may be required to transcribe dictation and assist physicians or medical staff with reports and conference proceedings. You may also need to be familiar with insurance rules, billing practices, and hospital or laboratory procedures according to their province.
*Please note – program content and practicum duration is as per registration with the Ministry and may vary slightly from campus to campus. Contact us for more information.
**Given our changing times and the need to be safe, you may opt to complete a major project (called a Capstone) instead of a practicum!
The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get your Medical Professional Career Discovery Quiz score now!
The program is 40/42 weeks, including an 8-week practicum with on-the-job training, offsite with potential employers. It provides you with the specific skills necessary to effectively manage office procedures and operate a medical office environment.
The program covers a wide variety of theoretical concepts, including health administrative team roles and responsibilities; the study of basic human anatomy and medical terminology; document formatting and business correspondence; computer fundamentals; and, patient care and communication, etc. In addition, through hands-on training you gain the practical experience to perform computer, communications, and organizational skills with ease, leading to job success.
Whether new to Canada and looking to expand your experience, trained in healthcare and wanting to specialize, or wanting a new profession and fascinated by where this diploma can take your future, this program is second-to-none.
Beyond our industry-expert instructors, easy-to-use learning materials and real-world training – what sets us apart, is a community of support, sharing your interests and goals for creating a life-changing career path, one that will become like a family as you navigate your way to success.
Contact us to talk with one of our Admissions Experts. We’ll walk you through the details of what you’ll need and how to apply, the details of the program curriculum and the next steps to get you on your way to your first, or next, successful career.
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Back in the summer when I had to lock down my hair studio due to Covid, I knew I had to make some big changes for my future. I felt in my gut that it was time to change to something more secure and recession proof but I was nervous and not 100% sure of what I wanted to do, I had been in the hair industry for 28 years. I did know that I was interested in the medical field so when I researched the internet, Anderson College kept popping up and I found the online career quiz which then lead me to speaking with Judy.
From the beginning, Judy was very helpful, informative about the different programs and most importantly she really supported me with my decision to take the MOA course.
Once the initial intake was done with Judy, she passed me onto Carmen who helped me with all the financial information and OSAP application. She took the time to walk me through the application and make sure I had all the proper documentation together… she was so amazing and so friendly and helpful.
I look forward to this year of school and all that there is to experience in the medical world as an MOA.
Thank you again for making my experience a great one and I will recommend Anderson College to everyone!
“As an instructor, I’m motivated when I see my inspiration for learning translate into improved student performance. I strongly believe that each student needs a champion and an academic mentor. As an instructor, I strive to help my students learn better by being a planner, resource developer, information provider, facilitator, assessor and a role model.”
Lubna is an international medical graduate. She trained as a Physician in India and later specialized in Clinical Anatomy. She has extensive experience designing and developing courses and teaching students in health professions’ education. Earlier, she taught students of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing. She has implemented innovative teaching and learning strategies like Problem Based Learning and Team Based Learning to facilitate student learning. She is CPR certified and has been a Medical Office Assistant program instructor since 2016.
Lubna has earned her MBBS from Kakatiya University and her M.S. (Clinical Anatomy) from Osmania Medical College in India.
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