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ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN MEDICAL RECORDS

ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN MEDICAL RECORDS

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ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN MEDICAL RECORDS

The Associate Degree in Medical Records is designed to provide students with the ability to prepare for Medical Secretary Careers which involve general administrative duties with specialized medical and healthcare operations knowledge.

OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAM

The associate degree program will put aspiring Medical Secretaries on the path to success working in physician’s offices, medical research centers, and hospitals. Medical secretaries handle the daily business operations of a medical office, including answering the phone, processing insurance claims and making appointments.

The  degree  of  Medical  Records  provides  fundamental  knowledge  of  Medical  secretaries duties as administrative professionals who perform many jobs in a medical office,  and  to  understand  billing  and  insurance  procedures  and  communicate  effectively   with others; excellent interpersonal skills are a must as well as an aptitude for multitasking and good organization skills will also be an advantage for people working in Medical Records.

Students are required to complete an associate degree program and often licensing procedures as determined by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and employer regulations in order to qualify for employment as a  Medical Records officer.  In  addition, graduates who complete associate degree studies may advance to licensing programs to gain entry-level employment or continue studies within higher degree programs.

Students completing this program with a suitable  GPA  score are qualified to transfer to the bachelor degree in Health Management program but they will need to complete an additional bridging course.

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