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Overview:The Buffalo Public Schools Adult and Continuing Education Division promotes successful adult, family and community outcomes through high quality programs and services to the greater Buffalo community. For more information call (716) 888-7088 x 100
Currently BPS offers Medical Office Assistant classes at New Hope and enrollment is now open for training in construction trades at the new, expanded facility. For a course description please see below.
Pre-GED & GED: These courses are no longer offered at New Hope. Contact Buffalo Public Education for enrollment information at 716-888-7088, ext. 100. Course are offered at various locations in Buffalo.
Medical Office Assistant Program: Our Medical Office Assistant program is a comprehensive training program for candidates' interest in entering the field of Medical Office assistant with Front Office skills: Receptionist and Billing Clerk. The program focuses on basic computer skills, keyboarding medical software/data entry, patient's rights and confidentiality, insurance claims, medical terminology and medical coding and billing. The program provides basic instruction of MEDENT®, the industry's foremost electronic medical records and practice management software.
Candidates will learn the basic skills of a Medical Office Assistant and the various industries in which they may seek employment: front desk reception, patient representative, insurance claims, coding, billing medical collections, hospital unit clerk, medical secretary, data entry and other administrative non-clinical positions.
Basic computer competency and typing skills are required.
Day classes are held Monday through Thursday and take 10 weeks.
Evening classes are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and take 15 weeks.
Tuition: $675 + $20 book fee.