Business/Medical Office Technology
Lebanon Technology & Career Center
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Our Business/Medical Office Technology Department offers training in a broad category of programs as well as individual courses. Students have the flexibility to tailor their own set of courses to create the total training program of their choice. These courses include Exploring Medical Careers, Business Software, Medical Office Technology, Business Technology,and Microsoft Excel.
Customized Business Classes for You
The Tech Center Adult Education Program Director, Mr. Keith Davis, can customize a course of Business Technology, Accounting or Computer Technology for you. You can take some of all of these classes or have a major emphasis in one of the above listed areas.
Name: Lisa Weatherly
Taching Certification: Business Education and other Health Realted Services
Degree: Business Management, B.S.
Education: Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas
William Woods University, Fulton, MO
Years in Education: 8
Worked in Business Area: 15 years
Areas of Training
Exploring Medical Careers--Knowing that the ideal time to begin preparing for a health care career is in high school, the Exploring Medical Careers class is designed to assist students in gaining knowledge about health related careers through lecture, related hands-on skills and shadowing experiences. Students will have the opportunity to learn anatomy, medical terminology and health skills. Students will be able to identify body organs and define their purpose, use proper medical terms and the health care industry will gain a more qualified, motivated and confident health care professional. This course is designed to introduce students to many different aspects of planning, pursuing, and ultimately experiencing a career in medicine. This goal will be met through many activities, including tours of medical facilities, journal & essay writing, public speakers from various medical specialities speaking about their careers, teaching students some fundamentals of the art of medicine, and providing students with the opportunity to ask questions. Students will be able to use medical terminology to diagram the body system, distinguish various types of work employees do in the allied health industry, and perform the basic requirements of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Medical Office Technology--This class is an excellent opportunity for students interested in careers in the allied health industry. Students are introduced to a wide variety of medical professions through guest speakers and field trips. Students will learn about the various body systems, medical terminology, medical procedures, and medical abbreviations. Medical insurance coding will also be introduced to students in this course.
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Business Software--This course offers the opportunity to work with the popular software Microsoft Office 2007. Emphasis will be on Microsoft Office Professional which includes Windows, Word, Excel (spreadsheet), Access (database), PowerPoint (presentations), and Microsoft Publisher.
Business Technology-Students will review various word processing formats and document processing, learn the electronic information processing cycle, improve written and oral communications skills, and analyze business and office careers. Microsoft 2007 programs will be utilized in this class including Word (word processing), Excel (spreadsheets), Access (database), and PowerPoint (presentations). Students have the opportunity to complete a business simulation project utilizing time management, problem solving, and teamwork. Students are also exposed to transcriptions on voice recognition software programs.
Microsoft Excel--This course convers the basics of Microsoft Excel 2007. Students will learn how to enter and edit information in a worksheet; manage and navigate worksheets and workbooks; perform calculations and manipulate worksheet data; format the worksheet contents; prepare, set up, and print information.
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