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Health Services – Medical Office Administration (AAS)

This Health Services (AAS) prepares students for a position as a Medical Office Administrator with Instructor-Led Live Online classes and safe on- campus practices. An applied associate of science degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the Health Services (AAS) program at our Miramar campus. In the Health Services (AAS) program at FVI School of Nursing and Technology, we can give you the skills you need to enter the healthcare industry and thrive within a medical team.

Medical Office Administration School in Miramar – What Can I Expect?

The Health Services (AAS) program in Miramar, FL, is designed to teach students to run a medical or doctor’s office. Job duties include communication with clients and insurance companies, collecting data from patients, overseeing medical and office supplies, and managing the office staff. This program trains students in all relevant medical office management aspects, including reception, booking appointments, records management, informatics, insurance billing and coding.  Examples of the responsibilities of a Medical Office Administrator include:

  • Management of medical records and insurance claim forms
  • Maintaining HIPAA compliance standards
  • Ensuring CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) compliance
  • Processing patient invoices
  • Assisting physicians with office administrative duties

Our Medical Administration school graduates in Miramar will receive a Health Services degree (AAS) and be prepared with the skills and hands-on experience to work in medical offices, dentists’ offices, clinics and various medical practices.

When you choose FVI, you will be able to choose a schedule that best fits your needs such as:

Medical Office Administration School in Miramar – What Can I Expect?

The Medical Office Administration program in Miramar, FL is designed to train students in all of the relevant aspects of medical office management including reception, booking appointments, records management, informatics, and insurance billing. The program also teaches students to prepare patients for physical examinations and minor surgeries, collect biological specimens, perform specialized medical tests – such as urinalysis, phlebotomy, EKG, and limited X-Rays – as well as process and record pharmacological data.

Graduates of our medical administration school in Miramar will be prepared and possess the skills and hands-on experience to work in medical offices, clinics and various medical practices.

When you choose FVI, you will be able to choose a schedule that best fits your needs such as:


On-Campus & Online Medical Office Administration Courses

Due to the need for hands-on learning, your class sizes will be relatively small. You will have assigned coursework that will allow you to make the most of your Health Services (AAS) program.

Once you complete the program, you will have the option of taking a statewide exam to become certified. Upon graduation from the Health Services (AAS) program in South Florida, graduates are eligible to sit for the Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification exam provided by the American Associate of Medical Assistants (AAMA). Graduates are also eligible to sit for the Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) exam provided by The National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP).

Our Health Services (AAS) program offers certification preparation that will allow you to be ready for your exam (if you plan on taking it). FVI offers internships or externships to practice hands-on skills while gaining working experience in clinical settings. The Health Services (AAS) program in Miramar offers you various classes that can fit your schedule and allow you to get the most out of your training.

Internships & Externships

At FVI School of Nursing and Technology, we are committed to providing students with real-world experience in addition to in-depth instruction at our Miramar campus. Once students have completed their coursework, they have the opportunity to begin an internship or externship.

This opportunity usually lasts 3 to 6 weeks and will allow you to put the skills you have learned through your Health Services (AAS) courses to work in the real world. You may complete this internship or externship in the front office, the back office or both.

During this part of your program, you will be able to work with actual patients, and you will be using all of the information you have learned through your Health Services (AAS) courses in Miramar. For this reason, you will need to treat it like a real job.

Employment Opportunities

Great jobs are available after you complete the Medical Office Administration program. When you choose FVI as your Health Services (AAS) school in Miramar, we will help you with job placement once you have graduated.

Our Health Services (AAS) program provides students with the knowledge and training to become Medical Office Administration professionals in most healthcare facilities. Our graduates may find employment at medical clinics, hospitals, physicians’ offices and even healthcare facilities for specialized medicine such as optometry, gynecology and pediatrics. Suppose you want to gain a position as a Medical Office Administration professional in a rising career field. In that case, the FVI School of Nursing and Technology’s Health Services (AAS) program is the path to take.

Certifications

Certifications through NAHP (National Association of Health Professionals).  At the end of the program students are eligible to apply for the following Registration/Certification Exams:

  • NRCMA (National Registered Certified Medical Assistant)
  • NRCEKG (National Registered Certified EKG Technician)
  • NRCPT (National Registered Certified Phlebotomy Technician)
  • AAHAM American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management)
  • APC (American Academy of Professional Coders)

* A passing score in individual exams must be obtained to be awarded the Certification/Registration

 

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