Specialist in Applied Information Technology - LCE.3V Option: Medical Office Assistant

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Would you like to enroll in a program that could help you learn the latest technology and software programs needed for a career as a medical office assistant? If so, you could seek admission to CDI College's Specialist in Applied Information Technology - LCE.3V Option: Medical Office Assistant program. Read on to discover what this program entails.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

CDI College's Specialist in Applied Information Technology - LCE.3V Option: Medical Office Assistant program is intended to teach you the latest software programs used in a medical office environment. The program consists of a variety of classes related to Microsoft Office applications, including Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. You'll also have the opportunity to learn more about working with patient files and medical documents, creating presentations, and database management. The program includes a 2-part practicum where you can apply the skills and knowledge you gained in a real world environment. This program is offered in French and English

What Are the Prerequisites?

Before beginning CDI College's Specialist in Applied Information Technology - LCE.3V Option: Medical Office Assistant program, you should have an interest in medicine and technology. You may already have some basic computer skills. As an applicant to an ACS program, you must have interrupted your studies for at least two consecutive semesters or one school year, have completed at least one year of post-secondary studies, or have an agreement between the college and an employer or by a government program. All CDI College applicants must be high school graduates or equivalent, though some programs or campuses may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

Specific course requirements vary by campus, but could include the following topics. Contact CDI College to confirm the most up-to-date information before enrolling in a program.

Common Course Topics

  • Medical file management
  • Production of medical documents
  • Introduction to the medical environment
  • Computer graphics
  • Internet technology
  • Presentation software
  • Database management systems
  • Introduction to information technology
  • Word processing
  • Tools for report writing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Practicum

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

CDI College's Specialist in Applied Information Technology - LCE.3V Option: Medical Office Assistant program is designed to prepare you for a variety of careers related to health administration. You could be ready to pursue medical administration and office positions in hospitals, clinics, doctor's offices, nursing homes, and more. Some of the positions that you could be qualified for are:

  • Medical administrative assistant
  • Social services administrative assistant
  • Administrative agent (class 2 & 4)