University of Hawaii at Manoa

2500 Campus Road, Hawaii Hall, Honolulu, HI 96822-2217

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Students interested in working on the business side of the medical field may wish to consider Leeward Community College’s Certificate of Completion Medical Receptionist program. This program allows students the opportunity to gain skills potential employers search for in an effective medical receptionist. The certification only requires 11-14 credits to complete. Students typically complete this program in 1-2 semesters, depending on availability and the student’s selected learning schedule.

Medical receptionists typically work in the office, fulfilling daily activities and interacting with patients. These individuals will answer phone calls, schedule appointments, update records, register new patients, and communicate with office and medical staff. Some of the courses students are required to take while enrolled in this program are as follows: Customer Service, Introduction Word Processing, Word Procession for Business, Basic Medical Office Procedure, Records and Information Management, Medical Terminology and Office Procedures, and Medical Terminology. Collectively, these courses will give students hands-on experience in being a receptionist. Students will practice skills such as word processing, and gain confidence needed to succeed.

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