This program combines the theoretical knowledge and practical experience the students need to work in an industry where skills, analytical thinking and excellent interpersonal skills are best practiced. It is designed to provide the students with orientation and familiarization to present-day and actual working environment in the health care industry.
ABHI offers this program, the Medical Office Assistant/Unit Clerk Certification Program, as Canada embarks in fast growing industry of health care. Medical office assistants and unit clerks are integral part of this industry. They provide essential support to health care professionals so they may focus on the treatment of their patients/clients.
The program covers basic office procedures and computer technology such as the health information processing, business procedures and microsoft office programs. It also teaches clinical office procedures, medical transcription, medical terminology and fundamentals of medical office practices. Importance and focus is given in the development of the students communication skills and interpersonal skills since these are vital to perform successfully within the health care environment.
The enormous rise in technology, the demand for the best quality of life and with a population that is continuously aging, the health care industry is in need of well-trained personnel. There is an increasing need of workforce and a need to elevate the skill level of the workforce. ABHI offers this program to meet the needs of the health care industry by providing employment-ready, fully-trained graduates.
ABHI offers schedules designed to suit the needs of the students. Students will be given the opportunity and option to take courses full-time, part-time days or evenings or weekends. Successful graduates of this program will be qualified to work in various healthcare settings and occupations which includes the following:
Program length: 37 weeks including 160 hours of practical application
ABHI aims to provide the students with quality education, practical knowledge, skills and practicum experience required for a successful career in Medical Office Assisting or as Unit Clerk. Listed below are the main objectives of this program:
This program is designed to provide the students with essential skills and theoretical knowledge required for a career in the health care industry in an office setting. Successful graduates will be proficient in medical office procedures, time management, organization, structures, office technology, information management, billings, and current computer software applications.