Career Development and Life Skills


Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student
  • Textbook: Administrative and Clinical Procedures for the Canadian Health Professional Plus Choice Learning — Access Card Package, 4/E Valerie Thompson ©2018 • Pearson Education Canada, Primary textbook – and Ancillaries – Instructor Handouts, Kinn’s The Medical Assistant – Book, Study Guide, Checklist, and SimChart for the Medical Office Package with ICD-10 Supplement, 12th Edition © 2014 Elservier Inc. By Deborah B. Proctor, EdD, RN, CMA and Alexandra Patricia Adam

Course Fees: $485.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 45 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education


In this subject students will have the opportunity to discuss the potential future roles within the Medical Office Administration’s career. Students will also learn to create a professional cover letter and resume. Students will develop a portfolio of their work and be knowledgeable about the best sources to investigate on the internet and within relationships to search for a job.


North Bay Campus or Online –

Part 1: The Job Search Process

Part 2: The Interview Process and Starting a New Job

Skill Competencies: Illustrate the current employment outlook for the medical office assistant and conduct work within the scope of education, training and ability through continuous education

Knowledge Competencies: Demonstrate sensitivity appropriate to the message being delivered and show awareness of patient’s concerns