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Get a Head Start in the Medical Field: Oulton College's Medical Office Administration Program

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Figure 1 Kristen our Medical Office Administration instructor explaining the MOA program to prospective students.

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare industry, but prefer working behind the scenes? The Medical Office Administration Diploma Program at Oulton College may be just the opportunity you are looking for!

As a Medical Office Administrator, you will play a vital role in supporting healthcare professionals in their work. From scheduling appointments to managing patient records, you will be responsible for ensuring that the office runs smoothly and efficiently. With our Medical Office Administration program, you will receive hands-on training in a variety of areas to prepare you for this exciting and rewarding career.

At Oulton College, we believe in providing our students with the knowledge and practical skills needed to excel in their chosen field. Our Medical Office Administration program covers a wide range of topics, including:

  • Communications and Interpersonal Skills: Our program emphasizes the importance of effective communication in the healthcare industry. You will learn how to interact with clients, manage your time, and project a professional image.
  • Dental and Medical Office Procedures: You will be trained in the fundamentals of running a dental or medical office, including record management, phone etiquette, and scheduling.
  • Keyboarding: Achieving a graduation target of 50 words per minute, you will be trained to type efficiently, an essential skill for medical office administrators.
  • Medical Transcription: You will learn how to transcribe medical documents, chart notes, and physical reports.
  • Personal and Professional Development: We aim to provide you with the skills needed to stand out in the job market, including resume writing, interview preparation, time management, and professional expectations. 

 In addition to classroom instruction, you will have the opportunity to gain real-world experience through a six-week practicum placement. This hands-on experience will give you the chance to work alongside professionals and gain practical skills that will be valuable as you enter the workforce.

Our Medical Office Administration program covers a wide range of topics, including medical and dental procedures, patient/client confidentiality practices, medical ethics, efficient scheduling techniques, accounting, medical keyboarding, medical terminology, pharmacology, dental team operations, dental terminology, insurance billing, scheduling of treatments, office procedures, medical transcription, and project management.

If you are positive, caring, organized, patient, a strong communicator, and looking to make a daily impact on others, our Medical Office Administration program may be the perfect fit for you. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you start your career in the healthcare industry!