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PROGRAMS

 


We provide 2 programs at present:

Medical Office Assistant Program (MOA)

The objective of the Medical Office Assistant program is to allow students to acquire satisfactory skills and demonstrate competence in a variety of medical office administration and clinical skills.

Administration skills include bookkeeping, billing and collection, records management, patient data collection, typing, transcription, word processing, appointment scheduling, written correspondence and telephone techniques.

Clinical skills include patient preparation simple diagnostic procedures such as vital signs and collection of specimens.

Students are encouraged to achieve a "Certified Medical Secretary" certificate through the Ontario Medical Secretaries Association. All examinations are a t the option and expense of the student.

Course Content includes

  • Microsoft Word and Excel
  • OHIP billing
  • Medical Transcription
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Medical bookkeeping
  • Office Management
  • Patient Preparation
  • Job Search and Resume Writing

Course Length

  • 30 weeks. Classes are 25 hours per week.

 

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Personal Support Worker

The PSW Program is 640 hours in length, and consists of two important components: Theory and Practicum

  • Theory: Approximately 20 weeks, with 12 hours per week, delivered on a part-time basis in the evenings. Students also participate in 10 Supervised Practicum shifts on the nursing floor of an established long-term care facility
  • Practicum: Students complete 265 hours of on-job training, in accordance with guidelines set by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

The Practicum enables students to apply their skills and knowledge, acquired during in-class training, to the workplace as students-in-training.

  • Practicum placements take place in Community Settings and Long-Term Care Facilities
  • The required shifts may be scheduled according to student availability and program requirements
  • Participants are eligible to apply for partial exemptions from the Practicum, based on prior experience

  • Full Time Classes are held Monday to Friday

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