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MOA 150 Medical Office Procedures

Effective date: January 2017

This course introduces the student to the typical, daily, clinical and administrative duties of a Medical Office Assistant working in the health care profession. This course prepares students for field work and the required job shadow in a health care facility. 

Note: A clear Camosun Criminal Record Check (CRC) is required to go out on the work placement.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week and 12 job shadow hours total
Related programs
Medical Office Assistant
Tuition
$401.68 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

MOA 151 Medical Terminology 1

Effective date: January 2017

Part 1 of two courses to provide the student with an understanding of medical terminology through the development of the necessary language skills to define, pronounce and correctly spell medical terms and includes related physiology, anatomy and pharmacological terminology.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Medical Office Assistant
Tuition
$330.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

MOA 152 Medical Terminology 2

Effective date: September 2015

Continuing with the knowledge learned in MOA 151 this courses will provide the student with a further understanding of medical terminology through the development of the necessary language skills to define, pronounce and correctly spell medical terms and includes related physiology, anatomy and pharmacological terminology.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Medical Office Assistant
Tuition
$330.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

MOA 153 Introductory Medical Transcription

Effective date: January 2017

This course will provide students with a working knowledge of the transcription of medical reports from oral dictation, using transcription technology, editing and proofreading skills, and word processing software.

Note: Students are recommended to complete MOA 152 prior to enrolment in this course.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Medical Office Assistant
Tuition
$330.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

MOA 154 Medical Billing

Effective date: January 2017

This course is designed to introduce students to the basic principles of efficient medical billing used in the province of British Columbia.  The student will learn how to use the BC Medical Service Plan, First Nations and Indian Health billing schedules and preambles using a computerized medical billing software, including Electronic Medical Records systems.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Medical Office Assistant
Tuition
$330.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

MOA 170 Practicum (Medical Office)

Effective date: September 2015

This practicum is designed to provide the student with the opportunity to observe and experience office settings within the health care field. The student will be given an opportunity to practice the skills taught in the Medical Office Assistant Program.

Note: A clear Camosun Criminal Record Check (CRC) is required to go out on the practicum.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
35 hours per week for 3 weeks
Related programs
Medical Office Assistant
Tuition
$578.55 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Or:

  • Permission of the Chair

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