Are you deeply passionate about contributing to the healthcare industry and aspiring to play a pivotal role in the efficient functioning of medical offices, hospitals, or clinics? If so, look no further than the Medical Office Specialist program at National Career College! Our program goes beyond the traditional academic experience; it's a comprehensive journey that equips you with the knowledge, skills, and techniques essential for success in the dynamic field of medical office billing. 
Let's embark on this exciting educational adventure together, exploring the diverse and enriching courses that make up the Medical Office Specialist program. At National Career College, we believe in providing more than just an education; we offer a transformative experience that prepares you to thrive in the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare. 

Medical Office Procedures/Computer Application 

Immerse yourself in the dynamic world of medical secretarial duties and office procedures through the comprehensive Medical Office Procedures/Computer Application course. Here, you'll be introduced to a diverse array of essential skills, including telephone procedures, patient reception techniques, and efficient scheduling practices. Delve into the intricacies of medical files management, gaining a profound understanding of the organization and maintenance required in a medical office setting. Additionally, this course equips you with proficiency in using Microsoft Word software, ensuring that you are well-versed in the tools essential for effective medical office management. By the end of this module, you'll have honed a skill set that is indispensable for navigating the intricate responsibilities of a medical office. 

Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology I 

Build a robust foundation in healthcare fundamentals with the Medical Terminology, Anatomy, and Physiology I course. This class offers a comprehensive exploration of the human body, covering pronunciation, plurals, spelling, and the origin of medical terms associated with key body systems such as skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, lymphatic, and respiratory. Immerse yourself in medical vocabulary development, where you not only learn the language but also delve into the intricate structures and functions of these crucial body systems. This course sets the stage for a deeper understanding of healthcare terminology, laying the groundwork for your journey into the intricate world of medical administration. 

Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology II 

Expand your knowledge base with the Medical Terminology, Anatomy, and Physiology II course, where you will delve into prefixes, combining forms, suffixes of medical terms, and focus on digestive, urinary, nervous, special senses, integumentary, endocrine, and reproductive systems. This module is a comprehensive journey through diagnostic procedures and pharmacology, enhancing your grasp of anatomical, physiological, diagnostic, and pathological terms. Gain a holistic understanding of the human body, preparing you to navigate the intricacies of medical coding and billing with a nuanced comprehension of the terminology associated with diverse body systems. 

Medical Insurance 

Enter the realm of managing health information with the Medical Insurance course, providing a dual perspective from both patient and practice angles. Dive deep into medical records management, patient information forms, and the legal/ethical aspects of medical insurance, billing, and coding. Develop practical skills in auditing patient records, ensuring accurate code assignment, and explore specialty coding procedures. This course equips you with the knowledge and expertise needed to navigate the complex landscape of medical insurance administration, a crucial aspect of healthcare management. 

Medical Coding I / ICD-10CM 

Master the intricate art of medical coding for various diagnoses and procedures through the Medical Coding I / ICD-10CM course. This class takes you through the step-by-step utilization of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10-CM) manuals, ensuring you gain a solid background in this critical aspect of healthcare administration. By the end of the course, you'll possess the skills needed to accurately code and classify medical information, a fundamental competency in the world of medical billing. 

Medical Coding II/CPT 

Further enhance your coding expertise in the Medical Coding II/CPT course, focusing on the Current Procedure Terminology (CPT) manual. Explore coding for a variety of diagnoses and procedures used by healthcare providers, gaining a deeper understanding of the nuances involved. Learn to audit patient records for precise code assignment and delve into specialty coding procedures. This module equips you with advanced coding skills, ensuring you are well-prepared for the complexities of medical coding in diverse healthcare settings. 

Electronic Medical Record/Billing 

Immerse yourself in a practical, computerized billing exercise using SimChart with the Electronic Medical Record/Billing course. Gain hands-on experience in applying patient demographics using computer software, minimizing errors in claim submissions to insurance companies. Understand the distinction between manual and computerized generation of claim forms for reimbursement. This course provides a comprehensive understanding of electronic medical records and billing, a critical aspect of modern healthcare administration. 

Employment Preparation 

Equip yourself with the practical skills needed to secure employment in the dynamic healthcare industry through the Employment Preparation course. Learn how to locate employment sources, craft compelling letters of application, prepare a standout resume, and master the art of successful job interviews. This course goes beyond theoretical knowledge, offering practical insights and strategies that will empower you in your job search and career development. 

Medical Office Specialist Externship 

Cap off your comprehensive training with the hands-on, real-world experiences offered in the Medical Office Specialist Externship. This 180-hour program provides practical, on-the-job exposure in medical billing and coding. Designed to complement your in-class learning, the externship offers a well-rounded education that prepares you for success in the field. Engage in reading and writing assignments, practice and practical application exercises, and projects, ensuring that you not only understand the theoretical aspects but also gain valuable practical insights. This real-world exposure is a bridge between your classroom learning and the professional landscape, setting you on the path to a successful and fulfilling career in medical office management and billing. 

For more details on the classes offered in the Medical Office Specialist Program see the National Career College Course Catalog 

Ready to Launch Your Career? Enroll in the Medical Office Specialist Program at National Career College Today! 

Prepare for an exciting journey as you step into the realm of healthcare. This adventure isn't just about acquiring knowledge; it's a hands-on experience that equips you with the essential skills needed to thrive in the healthcare industry. Imagine being at the forefront of managing medical offices and efficiently handling billing – you have the potential to make a significant impact! This isn't just an opportunity to learn; it's a chance to become a key player in shaping the landscape of medical administration. 
Don't let this chance slip away. Take that all-important first step towards a fulfilling career by applying to the Medical Office Specialist Program at National Career College. We understand the importance of accessible education, and our program is designed to be both comprehensive and easy to grasp. Your journey towards a future in healthcare begins right now, and we're committed to supporting you at every stage of this exciting adventure! Apply today!