ERIC Number: ED226220
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Medical Secretary and Medical Office Assistant Curriculum Guide.
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Coll. of Agriculture and Natural Resources Education Inst.
This curriculum guide consists of materials for use in teaching a competency-based course to prepare students for employment as medical secretaries or medical office assistants. The first part of the guide contains introductory information, including a description of the development of the guide, an equipment list, a list of criteria for evaluating the mailability of typewritten or processed documents, a sample word processing concepts course outline, descriptions of different office environments, an outline of procedures in the word processing cycle, and a task list for medical secretaries and medical office assistants. The 145 tasks addressed in the guide are organized around the following 13 job duties: receiving and interviewing people; performing telephone operations; handling mail; performing accounting, banking, credit, and payroll functions; preparing documents, correspondence, and reports; maintaining files, records, and logs; duplicating and assembling documents; performing word processing; maintaining inventories; maintaining machines and office equipment; performing medical specialties; supervising and training; and performing clinical tasks. Included on the task sheets are a task statement, achievement indicators, evaluation criteria, lists of equipment needed, student learning activities, teacher activities, and a performance test description. A 20-page bibliography is also provided. (MN)
Descriptors: Accounting, Banking, Behavioral Objectives, Bookkeeping, Business Correspondence, Competency Based Education, Course Descriptions, Definitions, Equipment Maintenance, Filing, Guidelines, Job Skills, Medical Assistants, Medical Record Technicians, Medical Services, Office Machines, Office Occupations Education, Payroll Records, Receptionists, Recordkeeping, Reprography, Secondary Education, Secretaries, State Curriculum Guides, Supervisory Methods, Typewriting, Word Processing
Michigan Vocational Education Resource Center, 133 Erickson Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 ($14.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Vocational-Technical Education Service.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Coll. of Agriculture and Natural Resources Education Inst.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan