Medical Office Assistant

Credential: Diploma
Accreditation: Approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005
Duration: 31 Weeks*
Placement: Included
Schedule: Morning or Evening or weekend
Tuition fee: For fees, please email or call 416-233-7869. Funding and grants are available for eligible students
Book fee: For fees, please email or call 416-233-7869. Funding and grants are available for eligible students
Financial aid: Government funding and student loans available for those who qualify
Campus: 5481 Dundas St. West, Toronto, ON M9B 1B5

About Medical Office Assistant:

Medical Office Assistants play a key role in day to day operations and management of medical facilities. Medical offices are rapidly evolving work environments in which efficiency in patient management is highly valued. The typical tasks of a medical office assistant include patient billing, patient information management, data collection, medical transcription, proficient working with MS Office® applications, aseptic techniques and some medical office procedures, e.g., phlebotomy.

About our program:

The CCHAP is a regulated Private Career College offering accredited programs to prepare professionals for healthcare and pharmaceutical industry. The CCHAP is offering the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities approved Medical Office Assistant program. This program is required for positions announced medical offices, hospitals, and similar healthcare facilities.

Who can take the course?

A post-secondary student completing a grade-12 education in Canada or elsewhere can become a Medical Office Assistant. Employers require their employees to be proficient in business language (English or French) and tech savvy, e.g., electronic medical records systems.

Program specialty:

  • Specialized Institute for Healthcare Professionals
  • Highly professional certified instructor
  • Experienced faculty with vast Healthcare knowledge to help students throughout the course
  • The course involves in-class teaching and hands-on training including phlebotomy.
  • Convenient class schedule
  • Emphasis on one-to-one support
  • The graduates of our program receive support in job search and preparing CVs and applications
  • Ongoing career coaching and guidance from experts in the field
  • Mentorship that will help to build valuable personal and professional networks
  • Recommendation letters- for best students

Course duration in hours:

  • In-class Theory and Practice – 720 hours
  • Clinical placement – 80 hours

Course outline:

  • Introduction
  • Computer Fundamentals and software applications
  • Employment and Customer Service Skills
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Disease
  • Medical Transcription
  • Medical Billing
  • Clinical Procedures Medical Office Procedures
  • Prescription Transcription
  • Practicum
  • Job Search/Academic Review Techniques