Medical Receptionist ITC

The Medical Receptionist Technical Certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in medically related fields. The courses cover telephone skills, scheduling, basic insurance preparation, medical office records and organization, physician chart note transcription, and medical terminology.

Upon completion of the Medical Receptionist Technical Certificate, students will:

  • Apply English and word processing skills to transcribe physician dictation accurately
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of medical billing software, including electronic patient scheduling, and initial data entry information
  • Understand basic medical terminology
  • Apply basic ICD-10 and CPT rules to procedures and diagnoses
  • Prepare insurance forms for various payers, including Medicaid, Medicare, Workman’s Compensation, and Blue Cross
  • Understand HIPAA regulations and the importance of medical ethics and medical record responsibilities

Completion of a Technical Skills Assessment is required.

General Education Core

COMM-101PRINCIPLES OF SPEECH3.00
or COMM-202 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
HRPT-185HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS3.00
or PSYC-101 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
Total Credits6.00

Program Requirements

CITPT-102COMPUTERIZED TEN-KEY1.00
CITPT-110BUSINESS COMPUTER SKILLS3.00
GNBPT-122BUSINESS ENGLISH3.00
Select one of the following:3.00
FINANCIAL BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
MATH FOR BUSINESS ANALYSIS
MATH FOR TECHNOLOGY
HLTH-288BASIC FIRST AID/CPR/AED1.00
MEDPT-173MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY3.00
MEDPT-175ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING I3.00
MEDPT-251MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION I3.00
MEDPT-259PATIENT RECORD SYSTEMS3.00
WRPPT-200WORD PROCESSING3.00
Completion of a Technical Skills Assessment is required
Total Credits26.00

Summary

General Education6
Program Requirements26
Total32