BOS 175: Medical Office Communication

This class is no longer offered as of Winter 2017.

This course is intended for medical assisting students. In this course, students develop their listening skills and apply strategies to effectively deal with psychological and cultural barriers to communication and learn to gather information from patients in a non-threatening way. Students also learn to write reports and letters and to communicate sensitive healthcare information in other written, electronic, visual and verbal form to doctors, patients, pharmacies, insurance companies, and governmental agencies. Issues of privacy and security of patient information will also be covered.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

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