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Medical Receptionist Diploma
Moorhead, Wadena, eCampus

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Credits breakdown

Developmental courses — A student may be required to enroll in developmental courses in reading, writing and math. A student's scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in developmental courses. The purpose of developmental courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.

Course # Course Title Credits
ADMM1110 Medical Documentation Fundamentals 4
ADMM1122 Medical Office Procedures 4
ADMM1140 Medical Language Applications 3
ADMM1150 Medical Billing/Insurance 4
ADMM2234 Professional Development 2
ADMM2270 Medical Office Simulation 2
ADMS1116 Business Communications I 3
HLTH1110 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 3
HLTH1116 Medical Terminology 3
HLTH2208 Pathophysiology 3

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Total Credits: 34


About this program

This program prepares individuals to work in a medical office setting. Medical receptionists greet patients, arrange appointments and provide informational services to patients. They possess excellent communication and technology skills. This position requires an excellent command of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, as well as expertise in medical office procedures.

Program outcomes

1. Demonstrate professional business communications.
2. Communicate using the language of medicine.
3. Utilize computer and other technology for health care applications.
4. Maintain the health care record.
5. Exhibit ethical behavior in the health care setting.
6. Apply bookkeeping and insurance procedures.
7. Perform medical administrative responsibilities (i.e. appointment scheduling, telephone procedures) to provide optimal services to the patient and employer.
8. Demonstrate organizational skills.
9. Demonstrate effective communication
10. Demonstrate critical thinking.
11. Demonstrate personal, social and ethical responsibility
12. Demonstrate effective use of technology.

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Program accreditation

The College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, (800) 621-7440, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504.