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 Medical Office Assistant (MOA)
SchoolAcademy of Learning Career College - Nova Scotia
LocationVarious Cities, NS, Canada
School TypeCareer College
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Prerequisites NotesAdmission requirements include a Grade 12 diploma or equivalent or mature student status. In addition, a satisfactory command of the English language and the ability to work with the Integrated Learning™ System are necessary. Additional requirements may also be necessary for certain specialized programs. All applicants must attend an initial interview process and receive a positive recommendation from the Director. Foreign students who are not Canadian citizens must obtain a “Study Permit” from Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Please contact Academy of Learning for more information.
DescriptionThis program provides students with the base knowledge, skills, and work experience to become permanently employable in various medical settings. This program is designed to provide employment-ready, comprehensively trained graduates. Successful graduates will be eligible to achieve the CMAP® – Certified Medical Assisting Professional designation in addition to their diploma. These graduates are fully qualified to work in a hands-on administrative/clinical support capacity in any medical field.
Skill development is delivered in three areas:
1. Comprehensive medical administrative knowledge, which includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, hospital and medical office administrative and clinical procedures.
2. A full range of computer and office skills, including current software applications, keyboarding skills of 55 wpm, general office management, accounting, personal and professional development, and customer service.
3. On-site work experience through participation in a one-month clinical externship at an approved healthcare training facility.

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