Medical Receptionist

Medical Receptionist - Certificate

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
ADTC 1000 Basic Keyboarding
Description
ADTC 1000 This course is an introduction to basic keyboarding with emphasis on developing touch typing skills.

Credits: 1

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1000

1
ADTC 1010 Business English Skills
Description
ADTC 1010 This course is an extensive, comprehensive study of English grammar, spelling, word usage, punctuation, number usage, capitalization and abbreviation rules, and proofreading.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1010

2
ADTC 1018 Basic Computer Applications
Description
ADTC 1018 This course covers basic information on the history of computers and their impact on society, computer hardware and desk application software. Students will learn the fundamentals of word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation applications. Students will also be introduced to use of the Internet and e-mail. This course meets the Dakota County Technical College's computer literacy requirement.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1018

3
ADTC 1019 Receptionist Skills
Description
ADTC 1019 This course incorporates the skills that are needed to be an effective receptionist. Topics such as: scheduling techniques using various software, typing skills, interpersonal communications, customer service.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1019

2
ADTC 1045 Medical Terminology
Description
ADTC 1045 This course is an introduction to building medical terms and learning the meanings. Students will learn combining forms, word roots, prefixes and suffixes, and how these word parts apply to building medical terms. Students will also learn common medical abbreviations and symbols. THIS COURSE IS THE SAME AS HEAL1502.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1045

2
ADTC 1057 Medical Office Procedures
Description
ADTC 1057 This course is an overview of duties that are performed by a medical administrative assistant and a medical assistant. Emphasis will be on medical/legal issues, patient registration, standard patient forms, medical forms, telephone/communication skills, appointment procedures, medical records. Other topics included in the course will be accounting statements, professional reports/manuscripts, preparing meeting announcements, agendas and minutes. Prerequisites: ADTC1018 or ADTC1030

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1057

4
ADTC 1080 Technology in Healthcare
Description
ADTC 1080 The students enrolled in Technology in Healthcare will learn essential concepts important for the successful use of electronic medical records in any career setting. Students will learn the history and standards for electronic medical records and develop practical expertise using a fully functional electronic medical records program. Coursework using realistic patient case studies and records along with actual electronic medical records software will provide the student with practical training that can be transferred to any health care setting. Additional coursework will include advanced PowerPoint, Excel, and Access exercises relating to the healthcare area. (Prerequisites: ADTC1005, ADTC1018 Basic Computer Applications).

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1080

3
ADTC 1285 Oral Business Communications and Job Seeking Skills
Description
ADTC 1285 This course covers the development of oral communication skills in the following areas: one-to-one communication, oral presentations to groups, use of MS PowerPoint in presentations and student evaluation of speeches. Students will also learn successful employment interview strategies as well as how to find various job leads, write a successful resume, application letter, and follow-up letter.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1285

2
ADTC 1290 Written Business Communications
Description
ADTC 1290 This course covers the process of communication, including writing techniques and strategies. Students learn by completing a range of writing exercises and critical thinking cases. Specific applications focus on letter and memorandum writing and formal and informal reports. Communication skills are emphasized along with e-mail usage.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1290

2
HEAL 1101 Anatomy and Physiology
Description
HEAL 1101 This course is an introduction to the structure and function of the human body. Focus will be on the study of each individual organ system and the interaction of each system with the rest of the body.

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: HEAL1101

4
Total Core Credits: 25
Total Program Credits: 25