MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST
Ohio College Tech Prep
Year One – 2.5 elective, 1.0 English 11
Year Two – 3.5 elective
Students prepare for positions in the office/reception area for a doctor, dentist, hospital or other medical facility. They acquire skills and knowledge in the areas of medical office procedures, medical billing and record-keeping and computer applications. In addition to the Microsoft Office package of computer skills, students learn medical transcription, MediSoft office software, scheduling programs and medical terminology. These skills support their skill acquisition in areas such as maintaining patient records, medical filing, accounting and keyboarding, scheduling patients and insurance billing and coding. Students have the opportunity to acquire Microsoft Office Specialist and IC3 (Internet & Computing Core Certification) certifications. It is recommended that students complete keyboarding prior to entering the program.
Students also receive membership in Business Professionals of America
, or BPA, which is a student organization in which students can learn about business, gain skills in leadership, and participate in competitions for opportunities to participate at the State and/or National levels.
Instructor: Lisa Clements