2017-2018 Pierce College Catalog 
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2017-2018 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Office Assistant Certificate

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As the front-office person, the receptionist greets patients, screens telephone calls, schedules appointments, and assists in records management and accounting. The medical receptionist works with a high degree of accuracy and a clear understanding of medical ethics, legality of medical reports, and empathy for patients. The medical receptionist student prepares for employment by taking courses in medical terminology, medical forms, office procedures, and word processing.

Total Credits Required 73-74

*Meets related instruction requirements for professional/technical programs.

Program code: 312C

Last revision: 2017-18

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