Medical Reception Certificate

Medical Reception - Certificate of Applied Science
Michelle Boller, Director

The Medical Reception curriculum provides students with the skills needed to provide exceptional service to patients in a medical setting. In this role the essential duties performed include scheduling appointments, screening telephone calls, obtaining and entering patient registration information, releasing appropriate medical information, maintaining medical records and managing patient flow. Medical Reception students are instructed in the financial transactions of a practice and will have a clear understanding of all the activities in the billing and collection cycle. Students are provided a broad overview of medical law and the principles of medical ethics as well as the guidelines established by HIPAA. The training also prepares students for the position of a hospital ward secretary.

Students successfully completing the program are awarded a Certificate of Applied Science.

Medical Reception Curriculum

The University of Montana catalog details degree specific credits and course requirements. The Curriculum Sequence suggests a semester-by-semester plan for students to complete the program.

Program Listing
Degree Type
Medical Reception UM Catalog Certificate of Applied Science
Medical Reception Curriculum Sequence

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