Why Choose Medical Office Technology at PPCC?

Over the next several years, careers in the medical field are expected to grow at a very fast rate. A degree or certificate in Medical Office Technology will provide you with a solid skill-set to become a vital part of a medical office team anywhere in the country. Your desire to help others paired with your exceptional organizational skills will make you a hot commodity in this expanding field. Plus, at PPCC you can complete certificates as you work on the degree.

What will I study?

The field of Medical Office Technology is expanding in Colorado faster than average and hospitals and healthcare clinics are beginning to hire more medical office staff to fulfill these foundational roles.

At PPCC students will learn to assist with clinical and administrative functions as employees within the healthcare field. Students will become familiar with the health care system, medical terminology and interpersonal relationships.

And depending on their area of interest may also learn general pharmacology, clinical and laboratory skills, phlebotomy, billing and coding, medical office management and more.

Example Classes I Might Take

Teaches the anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology and drug therapy of the immune, musculoskeletal, and digestive systems. A discussion of pediatric implications as they relate to clinical physiology will also be covered. Students may take MOT 125, MOT 133 and MOT 135 in any order, but all three courses must be completed to meet the Basic Medical Sciences requirement.
Develops skills one can apply to a variety of technical documents. Focuses on principles for organizing, writing, and revising clear, readable documents for industry, business, and government.
Provides supervised placement in contracted facility for guided experience in application of knowledge and skill acquired in the classroom. The student assists with a variety of business and clinical procedures. Positions are non-paid due to CAAHEP requirement. Student must have permission by program coordinator to begin internship.

Career Options

Getting a degree in Medical Office Technology allows you to perform job duties of many assistant roles in the medical field from secretarial to assisting with patient vitals. Job titles range from:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Insurance Claims Adjuster
  • Transcriptionist
  • Medical Secretary

Careers in MOT

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