Medical Office - Basic
The mission of the Basic Medical Office Certificate program is to provide the curriculum and experiences to enable graduates to attain knowledge, skills, and professional attitude for entry level clerical office work in the healthcare field.
Admission to the Program:
Admission to the Program: Accuplacer Score of 237 or higher. One year high school pre-algebra with a grade of “C” average or higher OR placement into MATH 094 or higher. Grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or above at ICC or last college attended. Keyboarding, 40 words per minute (wpm), and accuracy of 92% is required for admission. Students are required to go to www.typing.com and take a free 2:00 minute online typing test to evaluate individual keyboarding skill level. Students must complete the free typing lessons at www.typing.com to earn the minimal competency required for admission into the program. REQUIREMENTS UPON PROGRAM ACCEPTANCE Drug screen, fingerprint criminal background check, physical exam, and immunizations. Documentation of current CPR certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider (HLTH 041 at ICC or equivalent) or American Red Cross (ARC) Professional Rescuer and Health Care Provider. CPR certification must remain current throughout the program.
Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 7
Select a course number below to see a course description.
Required Program Courses
|ICC 104||INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CAREERS ||1|
|HLTH 121||MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY ||2|
|MEDO 110||MEDICAL ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS ||2|
|MEDO 112||MEDICAL OFFICE COMPUTER SKILLS ||2|
The Basic Medical Office Certificate is intended to provide students with entry-level skills needed to perform clerical office duties in ambulatory settings. After completion of the program, students may be eligible to enroll in the Medical Office Administrative Assistant program, Medical Assistant program, or continue with Associate Level programs.
Recommended Course Sequence
|Fall Semester 1||ICC 104; HLTH 121; MEDO 110; MEDO 112|
Program Contact Information
Health Careers Department
Peoria Campus, Cedar 105
Illinois Career Cluster