Medical Office Assistant with Microsoft® Office 2016 Program

Price: 
$2,250.00
Category: 
Medical & Healthcare
Combined Hours: 
405
Course Type: 
Mentor Supported
Bundled Courses: 
Microsoft® Office (MOS) 2016
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Get started today in the fast pace world of a Medical Office Assistant! Our Medical Office Assistant with Microsoft® Office 2013 program will teach you all the skills you need to know to get a job in the medical field as a Medical Office Assistant while also getting you up to speed quickly on Microsoft® Office.

Medical Office Assistant

Would you like to know more about the role of medical assistants? Are you interested in what medical assistant duties involve? Also known as a medical administrative assistant or medical assistants, a medical office assistant performs a wide range of duties that are imperative to the smooth operation of a variety of medical offices. Medical office assistant duties can include updating patient files, filling out insurance forms, coordinating laboratory services, answering phones, ordering and maintaining medical supplies and equipment, and more. As the healthcare industry continues to expand, so does the need for medical office assistants. Many doctor's offices have come to rely on the work of a medical administrative assistant who performs a number of important medical office assistant duties.

Prerequisite(s): None

Microsoft® Office (MOS) 2016

If you're looking for a way to get up to speed quickly on the newest version of Microsoft Office, this course offers step-by-step instructions to make it easy. Office 2016 has new features and tools to master, and whether you're upgrading from an earlier version or encountering the Office applications for the first time, you'll appreciate this simplified approach.

This course covers:

  • Microsoft Word 2016
  • Microsoft Excel 2016
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
  • Microsoft Outlook 2016
  • Microsoft Access 2016

Microsoft Office holds more than 90 percent of the market for Windows-based productivity suites. Our MS Office 2016 course makes this technology easy to understand, even for those who are new to computers.

NOTE: This course does NOT include the MS Office programs themselves. Students will need to have Office 2016 already installed on their computers. 

** Course Subject to Change.

Medical Office Assistant

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the role of medical office assistant professional
  • Recall the steps for managing patient records
  • Recognize the standards for professional oral and written communication
  • List the steps for managing various office financials
  • Define the requirements for basic office management

Microsoft® Office (MOS) 2016

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall ways to create, edit, and print documents in Word
  • Recognize how to create and manage worksheets in Excel
  • Identify the steps to develop presentations in PowerPoint
  • List how to create and manage databases in Access
  • Identify the steps to manage email and calendars in Outlook

Medical Office Assistant

Medical Office Assistant Module 1
Professional and Career Responsibilities

  • Customer Service
  • Employment Opportunities
  • Job Responsibilities
  • Understanding Emotional Work-Related Problems
  • Professionalism
  • Licensure
  • Certification
  • Health Care Reform
  • History of Health Care
  • Changes in Health Care
  • Today’s Health Care Delivery System
  • Medical Practice Setting
  • Physician Specialist

Medical Office Assistant Module 2
Ethics and Communications

  • Medical Ethics
  • Medical Etiquette
  • HIPAA 1996
  • Confidentiality
  • Medical Professional Liability
  • Criminal and Civil Law
  • Litigation Prevention
  • Essential Communication
  • Methods of Communication
  • Professional Communication 

Medical Office Assistant Module 3
Reception and Telephone Procedures

  • Office Receptionist
  • Opening the Medical Office
  • Processing Patients
  • Office Safety and Emergency Preparedness
  • Closing the Medical Office
  • Telephone Communication
  • Telephone Equipment & Services
  • Telephone Policies & Procedures
  • Telephone Reference Aids

Medical Office Assistant Module 4
Appointments and Filing Procedures

  • Scheduling Appointments
  • Scheduling Tips & Types of Appointments
  • Appointment Reminder Systems
  • Appointment Reference Sheet
  • Commercial Filing Systems
  • Electronic Filing Systems
  • Paper-Based Filing System
  • Filing Equipment, Supplies, & Their Uses
  • Charge-Out & Control Systems
  • Filing Documents in Patient Records
  • Record Retention & Storage
  • Destroying Documents

Medical Office Assistant Module 5
Medical, Drug, and Prescription Records

  • Patients’ Medical Records
  • Medical Record Systems
  • Recordkeeping
  • Documentation Guidelines
  • Correcting a Medical Record
  • Audit of Medical Records
  • History of Drug Laws
  • Drug Names & References
  • Understanding Prescriptions
  • Control & Storage of Drugs

Medical Office Assistant Module 6
Written Communication

  • Letter Standards, Styles & Components
  • Composing Letters
  • Corrections in Business Correspondence
  • Envelope Enclosures
  • Medical Transcription
  • Processing Mail
  • Electronic Correspondence
  • Supplies & Equipment
  • Handling Incoming & Outgoing Mail
  • Managing Office Mail
  • Electronic Mail

Medical Office Assistant Module 7
Banking

  • Revenue Cycle
  • Fee Schedules
  • Patient Billing
  • Receiving Insurance Payment
  • History of Credit
  • Credit & Collection Laws
  • Checks & Bank Deposits
  • Checkbook Management
  • Bank Statements

Medical Office Assistant Module 8
Bookkeeping and Coding

  • Patient Accounts
  • Daysheet
  • Accounts Receivable Control
  • Cash Funds
  • Procedure Coding
  • Coding Terminology
  • Diagnostic Coding Using ICD-10-CM
  • ICD-10-CM Codebook
  • Chapter-Specific Coding Guidelines

Medical Office Assistant Module 9
Health Insurance Systems and Office Responsibilities

  • Third-Party Payers
  • Insurance Plans & Programs
  • Handling Insurance Claims
  • Claims Submission & Time Limits
  • Office Guidebooks
  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Facility Oversight
  • Office Supplies
  • Business Travel

Medical Office Assistant Module 10
Financial Management

  • Managing the Office
  • Medical Practices
  • Computerized Financial Management
  • Analyzing Practice Productivity
  • Accounts Payable
  • Payroll
  • Seeking a Position as an Administrative Medical Assistant
     

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Microsoft® Office (MOS) 2016

Microsoft Office 2016 Module 1
Common Office Tasks

  • All About Office 365
  • Office Interface
  • Saving Your Files
  • Manipulating the Text
  • Handling Case or Capitalization
  • Entering Symbols and Foreign Characters
  • Undoing and Repeating Commands
  • Correcting Typos
  • AutoCorrect Command

Microsoft Office 2016 Module 2
Working With Word Part 1

  • Speed Techniques
  • Creating a New Document
  • Selecting Text
  • Laying Out Text and Pages
  • Numbering
  • Headers and Footers
  • Hyphenating Text
  • Word Styles
  • Constructing the Perfect Table
  • Neat Table Tricks

Microsoft Office 2016 Module 3
Working With Word Part 2

  • Spelling and Grammatical Errors
  • Finding and Replacing Text
  • Desktop Publishing with Word
  • Experimenting with Themes
  • Highlighting Parts of a Document
  • Track Changes
  • Reports and Scholarly Papers
  • Generating a Table of Contents
  • Compiling a Bibliography

Microsoft Office 2016 Module 4
Working With Excel

  • New Excel Workbook
  • Entering Data in a Workbook
  • Refining Your Worksheet
  • Selecting Cells
  • Deleting, Copying and Moving Data
  • Formulas and Functions
  • Laying Out a Worksheet
  • Analyzing Data
  • Managing Information Lists

Microsoft Office 2016 Module 5   
Working With PowerPoint

  • Creating a New Presentation
  • Selecting, Moving and Deleting Slides
  • Themes and Slide Backgrounds
  • Choosing Slide Size
  • Footers and Headers on Slides
  • Transitions and Animations
  • Adding Audio
  • Adding Notes
  • Rehearsing and Timing

Microsoft Office 2016 Module 6
Working With Outlook

  • Outlook Folders
  • Categorizing Items
  • Searching for Stray Folder Items
  • Contacts Folder
  • Handling Email
  • Calendar
  • Scheduling Appointments and Events
  • Managing Time and Schedule
  • Tasks, Reminders and Notes

Microsoft Office 2016 Module 7
Working with Access

  • Tables and Queries
  • Forms
  • Creating a Database File
  • Designing a Database
  • Field Properties
  • Entering Data
  • Sorting
  • Querying
  • Filtering for Data

Microsoft Office 2016 Module 8
Working with Charts and Graphs

  • Creating a Chart
  • Saving a Chart as a Template
  • Chart Tricks
  • SmartArt Diagram
  • Handling Graphics and Photos
  • Touching Up a Picture
  • Drawing and Manipulating Lines, Shapes and Objects
  • WordArt

Microsoft Office 2016 Module 9
One Step Beyond

  • Customizing the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Ways of Distributing Your Work
  • Working with Publisher
  • Printing a Publication
  • Filing Sharing and Collaborating
  • OneDrive
  • Sharing Files and Folders with Others

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks*. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!**

*A few courses still have physical materials.
 

Medical Office Assistant

Upon successful completion of our Medical Office Assistant course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position in a medical office setting and will be prepared to sit for the NHA national certification exam to become a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA).

Microsoft® Office (MOS) 2016

Upon successful completion of our Microsoft Office 2016 course, students will be prepared to sit for Microsoft Office certification exams to become a Microsoft® Office Specialist (MOS). Only one exam is required for the MOS certification.This course prepares you for the following Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams: Exam 77-725: MOS: Microsoft Office Word 2016, Exam 77-727: MOS: Microsoft Office Excel 2016, Exam 77-729: MOS: Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016, Exam 77-731: MOS: Microsoft Office Outlook 2016, Exam 77-730: MOS: Microsoft Office Access 2016.

** Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.**

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player