Medical Office Administration - Curriculum

The Medical Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other health care-related offices.

Course work will include medical terminology; information systems; office management; medical coding, billing, and insurance; legal and ethical issues; and formatting and word processing. Students will learn administrative and support functions and develop skills applicable in medical environments.

Employment opportunities are available in medical and dental offices, hospitals, insurance companies, laboratories, medical supply companies, and other health care-related organizations.

Curriculum Plans

Degree

Certificate

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Medical Office Administration - Program Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate the ability to use a variety of office technology.
  2. Students will demonstrate the ability to identify and utilize the required skills and technical information necessary in assisting medical office administrators.
  3. Students will demonstrate the ability to produce a variety of business documents using correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling in a form acceptable in a medical office.
  4. Students will demonstrate the ability to understand and properly utilize medical terminology associated with varying medical fields of study.
  5. Students will demonstrate the ability to utilize various records management methods in storing and retrieving information.
  6. Students will demonstrate the ability to apply standard coding guidelines for insurance forms.
  7. Students will demonstrate knowledge of accepted ethical, behavior, and interpersonal skills that reflect an understanding of diversity and the need for teamwork.
  8. Students will demonstrate communication skills that include the ability to read, comprehend, and analyze information; and to express ideas effectively through written and oral communications.
  9. Students will utilize critical thinking skills to solve problems and facilitate task and project completion.
  10. Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic accounting principles and computation skills for analyzing, recording, and reporting financial data.

Medical Office Administration - Contact

Kim Byron-Barnes

Medical Office Administration - Program Chair

barnesk@edgecombe.edu

Office 209, Biotechnology and Medical Simulation Center, Rocky Mount Campus
(252) 823-5166, ext. 533