This course is designed to introduce students to the variety of tasks and skills required for an administrative medical assistant. Students will be able to understand medical ethics, bioethics, etiquette, legal responsibilities of the physicians, use computer software to schedule appointments, create and maintain patients medical records, bill and collect payment, and understand method the method of scheduling appointments. The procedures of banking and payroll are introduced as part of being an administrative medical assistant.
Prerequisite: OFFT 116 or OFFT 113/114
3 credits (3 lecture hours), fall semester