Diploma in Medical Office Assistant – Advanced Practice
A medical office assistant performs a number of support functions for health practitioners in a range of settings, such as clinics, hospitals, and private practices. Vancouver Career College helps students secure the office, clinical and interpersonal skills necessary to keep an organization running smoothly and patients satisfied.
The Medical Office Assistant – Advanced Practice builds on basic MOA skill sets to give graduates more experience and knowledge in the areas of medical billing, transcription, keyboarding and medical terminology. As the healthcare field continues to evolve, medical office assistants must keep pace with new systems like electronic health records and BC’s Practice Support Program, an ongoing training program occurring in the healthcare community for general practitioners and their MOAs. The program at Vancouver Career College ensures that graduates of the Medical Office Assistant – Advanced Practice program have what it takes to impress future employers.
“I chose Vancouver Career College because I knew that the school could provide me with the knowledge I needed to fulfill my goals. I liked everything about this program, especially all the instructors that I had. Everything I learned at Vancouver Career College helped me to be a more effective Medical Office Assistant. Practicum was very important. It allowed me to get a background on what I would do at an actual job.” - Clarissa V., Vancouver Career College Graduate
This program is 49 weeks in length.
- Medical Office Assistant (MOA)
- Medical Administrative Assistant
- Health Office Assistant
- Medical Transcriptionist
- Medical Supplies Clerical Assistant
- Healthcare Facilities Administrative Assistant
- Clinic Assistant
Student Success Strategies
Medical Language I
Medical Language II
Health Care Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Medical Office Procedures
Medical Billing I
Medical Transcription I
Electronic Health Records
Clinical Procedures I
Career and Employment Strategies
MOA Practicum - Work Experience I
Medical Language III
Advanced Practice Patient Management
Medical Office Efficiencies
Medical Billing II
Medical Transcription II
Clinical Procedures II
Chronic Disease Management
Child and Youth Mental Health
Mental Health Care
Advanced Practice Term Projects
MOA Practicum - Work Experience II - Advanced Practice and Self-Reflection
Great Career Training in the Heart of Kelowna
The dedicated team at Vancouver Career College's Kelowna campus will strive to help you achieve your academic and career goals. Students will find a number of opportunities for shopping, dining and recreation within minutes of the school.
There is no shortage of activities to undertake when class is out, with the beach and several city parks just blocks away from our Kelowna community campus. Here, you will be able to easily maintain your school-life balance.
Kelowna is located in the Okanagan Valley. With its deliciously sunny summers and breathtaking snowy winters, it's an outdoor enthusiast's dream spot. British Columbia's desert jewel, Kelowna is a hotspot for tourists and locals alike for its wide variety of adventure activities and cultural experiences. Wakeboarding, mountain biking, snowboarding, golf, hiking, and wine tasting are all at Kelowna's doorstep.