Office Administration - Health Services

www.lambtoncollege.ca/OAHS
Program Code: OAHS (Full-Time) Length of Program: Two-Year Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Diploma Starts: Sep (Open)
Mobile Learning Program
Term 1 OAG-1025 Document Production I and Keyboarding OAG-1023 Online Communications and Social Media OAG-1153 Multimedia Presentations GED-XXX3 General Education Elective MTH-1002 Business Mathematics SDV-1001 College Orientation Term 2 OAG-2214 Document Production II OAG-2204 Professional Workplace SKills OAG-2314 Spreadsheet Management ACC-2503 Financial Foundations ENG-1244 Business English Skills I JSS-1001 Job Search and Success GED-XXX3 General Education Elective Term 3 OXH-3003 Document Production III OAH-3024 Medical Transcription I and Keyboarding OAH-3204 Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology I OXH-3803 Database Management ENG-2243 Business English Skills II GED-XXX3 General Education Elective Term 4 OAH-4002 Pharmacology OAH-4072 Medical Transcription II OAH-4303 Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology II OAH-4402 Medical Office Billing OAH-4104 Health Services Capstone OXH-4003 Office Entrepreneur - OR - CPL-1003 Internship - Part-Time

The Office Administration – Health Services diploma program is ideal for those students interested in providing support in a health and wellness care setting outside of the direct patient-care specialty. This two-year program prepares graduates to assist in medical and health-related offices. The positions may include assisting medical practitioners and wellness professionals to keep the office operating effectively or supporting the many offices or departments of hospitals or health care facilities. Employers need health care administrative professionals with exceptional medical office and advanced-level technological skills, including skills in transcription of a wide range of medical data, the ability to provide excellent customer service and the organizational expertise and discretion to keep the office running smoothly.

The final two terms focus on health services office administration with a concentration on medical terminology and its construction as well as a detailed background in anatomy and physiology. Students will be familiar with procedures required to operate a medical office including fundamentals of pharmacology, expert medical keyboarding as well as OHIP billing and filing procedures. With a wide variety of hands-on practical experience built into the program, graduates of the Office Administration - Health Services program are fully trained to meet the demands of today's health care and wellness setting. Students embrace an active-learning environment including an optional internship in the fourth term providing up to 180 hours of practical health care office and wellness experience.

In a 2015 Key Performance Indicators (KPI) survey, 100% of students said their main goal when enrolling in the Office Administration - Health Services program was to prepare for employment. Likewise, in a 2016 KPI survey 100% of the students were satisfied with the computer skills they developed.

Students entering this program are entering a Mobile Learning - Class+ Experience program. The Class+ Experience is exclusive to Lambton College, where technology inspires learning. Mobile devices allow students to experience learning both inside and outside the classroom, integrating educational apps and tools into class activities. See device requirements.


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Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent with:
Grade 12 English C or U

Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subject of English. The assessment(s) will demonstrate proficiency in required admission subjects. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext. 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.

Employment Opportunities

Our graduates have the skills, knowledge and proficiency to pursue careers in offices of physicians, specialists, clinics, dental, hospital departments, and health and wellness offices. Some job titles used for these types of positions are medical receptionist, medical transcriptionist, client services, customer care agent, nursing clerical assistant, medical assistant and medical support clerk.

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Tuition Fees
Breakdown of fees for Year 1
Year 1
Tuition$2,936.98
Ancillary Fee$702.34
Student Government Fee$287.90
Health/Dental Plan$198.11
S D V/App$39.55
Total Fees$4,164.88
Breakdown of fees for Year 2
Year 2
Tuition$2,936.98
Co-op Fee$244.76
Ancillary Fee$597.92
Student Government Fee$287.90
Health/Dental Plan$198.11
Total Fees$4,265.67

Please Note: These fees apply to the 2017-2018 academic year and are subject to change. Fees do not include books (unless specifically noted), supplies or living costs.

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Program Information
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