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The medical and health industry is projected to be the fastest growing field now and in the coming years due to technological advances in the medical industry and a growing and aging population, which needs more sophisticated methods of health care.

If you are compassionate and can see the rewards to be gained from helping and working with other people, this is the career track for you. Learn to perform administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians, chiropractors, and other health practitioners organized and running smoothly. Many of the medical opportunities in the work force have great options for advancements into nursing and other specializations depending on the medical facilities.

The objective is to prepare students to be health professionals with a wide range of multiple skills and knowledge to succeed in the front and back office environments in most medical or health related establishments. Administrative duties (front office) include phone and greeting skills, filing, transcription, data entry, billing, coding, organization, and scheduling appointments. Clinical duties (back office) may include preparing patients for exams, preparing basic laboratory tests, advising patients on medications and special diets, and maintaining and sterilizing medical tools and equipment.  
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