ERIC Number: ED478633
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Ohio Medical Office Management. Technical Competency Profile (TCP).
Ray, Gayl M.; Wilson, Nick; Mangini, Rick
This document provides a framework for a broad-based secondary and postsecondary curriculum to prepare students for employment in medical office management. The first part of the technical competency profile (TCP) contains the following items: an explanation of the purpose and scope of Ohio's TCPs; college tech prep program standards; an overview of the scope and purpose of tech prep; a key to the profile codes; lists of the skills used in field of medical office management and sample occupations in the field; a business core and medical office management overview chart; lists of the core and medical office management instructional units; and lists of the business core competencies taught in each instructional unit. The remainder of the TCP details the competencies and key indicators addressed in the 14 instructional units of Ohio's medical office management program, which cover the following topics: professional development and networking; communication skills; front office management; financial functions of the front office; insurance claims management; medical office ethics; mid-level office management; human resources management; marketing; information systems management; risk management; organizational management; and clinical operations management. The following items are appended: a list of review panel members; the college tech prep pathway template; a list of professional associations and certificates; and a map of Ohio tech prep consortia. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Development, Competence, Competency Based Education, Definitions, Employment Qualifications, Information Management, Job Skills, Managerial Occupations, Money Management, Office Management, Office Occupations Education, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Tech Prep
For full text: http://www.ohtpcs.org/cp/medmgt.asp.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators; Teachers
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Career-Technical and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.; Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio