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Medical Office Training Begins in September

August 28, 2007

Seats are still available in Medical Administrative Office Specialist Training that begins in September in Cape May County and in October in Atlantic City through Atlantic Cape Community College's Continuing Education office.

Participants receive comprehensive training in appointment scheduling, receptionist duties, filing, billing, coding, collections and more. Coursework includes anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical billing, CPT-4/ICD-9 coding, appointment scheduling, computerized billing and medical administrative office procedures.

Students who successfully complete this program are qualified to take two National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exams and become a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and a Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS). Certification exams are included in the $4,695 course fee.

Students must have a high school diploma or GED to enroll.

The Cape May County session meets Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 18-Feb. 13, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road.

The Atlantic City session meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Oct. 15-March 14, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.

To register, call (609) 343-5650, 625-1111 or 463-4774, ext. 5650, in Cape May County. Additional information is available at www.atlantic.edu/conted.