Medical Secretary Program (NEW at Montreal campus)

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Programe Code: SEM01
Duration: 3 months
Credential Awarded: CEA certification
Program Type: Study + Internship
Instruction languages: English, French
Program Level: Certificate
Montreal (Canada)

Start Dates: March 2013

Program Description


Course description:

Completely indispensible to any organization regardless of the medical industry, the medical secretary will be called to use their knowledge to manage project calendars and ensure a proper follow-up of administrative tasks in progress. Positions such as database administrator or clerical technician are accessible. Their technical skills related to information technology come in handy for carrying out communication for the organization. From formatting information files to managing the technical aspects linked to project administration, the administrative assistant holds a key role in the unfolding of an organization’s operations. Our secretary Medical course will give you the ability to be ready for the job and to be an essential element to the heart of a busy medical office. You’ll feel proud when doctors turn to you to keep things running smoothly by booking appointments, helping patients and keeping things on track.

Main Duties

Medical secretaries perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Schedule and confirm medical appointments and receive and communicate messages for doctors and patients;
  • Prepare, key in, edit and proof-read medical records, reports, articles, case histories and correspondence from machine dictation, shorthand and hand-written notes using computers;
  • Interview patients in order to complete forms, documents and case histories;
  • Complete insurance and other claim forms;
  • Initiate and maintain confidential medical files and records;
  • Prepare financial statements and handle billing procedures;
  • Order supplies and maintain inventory.


  • Biology and medical therapeutics
  • Office medical organization  
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Medical terminology  
  • Computers essentials

Contact information

Phone: 514-779-9595

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