About this Course
This course covers the theory, practice and techniques of medical office management and an overview of the profession of medical assisting and its role in providing quality health care. Healthcare administrative functions, including: safety in the office environment, verbal and written communication techniques, telehealth, electronic medical records (EMR), medical records management, patient reception, scheduling, professionalism and legal and ethical issues will be emphasized. Emphasis is on daily office procedures, financial management, and computer literacy needed for the health care industry today.
This class is an elective for the Professional Medical Billing and Coding Certificate. Textbook additional.