Medical Office Assistant - Advanced Practice
The Medical Office Assistant – Advanced Practice program provides the
skills and knowledge to be a well-qualified, practicing Medical Office
Assistant (MOA) through training in medical terminology, office and
clinical procedures, billing and electronic health records, keyboarding,
and transcription. In addition, the program fosters the development of
interpersonal skills, organizational effectiveness, and communication
skills necessary to function in a medical environment.
Through an advanced practice phase, students will enhance their
knowledge and skills in medical language, billing and transcription, and
advanced clinical procedures. This additional training will help
graduates improve medical practice efficiency and support an enhanced
delivery of patient care. Students will also have the advantage of a
strong understanding of BC’s Practice Support Program, an ongoing
training program occurring in the healthcare community for general
practitioners and their MOAs.