Medical office managers and administrative medical assistants are versatile and valuable members of the healthcare team who can handle a broad range of duties, including patient registration, telephone, scheduling, medical records, accounts receivable, data entry, compliance regulations, human resources, and health information.
This in-depth program combines several programs, Medical Terminology, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS), and Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM), to give you the foundation and training needed to be a Medical Office Manager.
Managing a physician's office requires a wide range of skills. This course covers the competencies required, including effective patient flow, revenue cycle management, compliance regulations, human resources, health information, and general business processes.
Medical Terminology will give you a full understanding of word origins to their application. You'll learn the correct terms and spelling for all of the body systems, major pathological conditions, disorders, treatments, medications, and more.
Microsoft Office skills are important skills to have in any profession or workplace. Being able to work with Office programs is a must in today's workplace, you will learn essential introductory and advanced Office skills in Microsoft Word and Excel programs. You will be prepared for the Microsoft exams MO-201 and MO-211 (Excel) and MO-101 and MO-111 (Word). The fees for these exams are not included in this course.
In Certified Medical Administrative Assist (CMAA) you will learn how to handle the increasing complexities of healthcare management and patient care in offices of physicians, offices of other providers, clinics, urgent care centers, ambulatory surgery centers, hospital departments and emergency rooms, home health agencies, assisted living facilities, educational institutions and group homes. This medical office manager certification course also includes an opportunity to participate in unpaid work experience.
During this medical office manager training course, you will get hands-on practice using real EHR software and learn the benefits these systems provide compared to traditional paper records and understand not only medical terms themselves, but also their application.
The Certified Physicians Practice Manager (CPPM) section will cover the requirements of managing the revenue cycle, compliance regulations, human resources, health information, and general business processes that make practice management a challenging yet rewarding profession. You will finish with the knowledge to achieve your CPPM certification.
Upon completion of this course, you will be ready to take the Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM) exam, offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) national certification exams offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). You will receive study guide materials, practice exams, AAPC membership, access to the Practicecode tool, and a voucher for each exam.
The course also includes an opportunity to participate in unpaid work experience.
Disclaimer: To qualify for the work experience applications process, students must successfully complete the online course and have account balances up to date (at a minimum). Going through the work experience application process does not guarantee a placement. However, affiliated partnerships increase the likelihood of finding a site that matches student needs. COVID may be affecting the capacity of availability in your area. Students can begin researching the steps of the application process 2 weeks prior to completing courses.