# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Systems Administration Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Medical Systems Administration (6731/18 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:6731
Co-op:Available
Duration:18 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:None

Students wishing to gain employment in the health care field may take this course to learn how to use medical terminology and apply administrative procedures necessary to be productive employees in a heath care environment. Students will learn how to manage office activities, enhance communication skills, identify legal and ethical issues in health care practices, manage financial functions, and enhance employability skills.
Recommended prerequisite(s): Keyboarding course(s) or teacher-approved demonstration and documentation of touch keyboarding skills

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Business Management and Administration
    • Administrative Support
    • Business Information Management
  • Health Science
    • Support Services
  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course

Certifications

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.