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Hospital Ward Clerk

Course Description

This certificate program prepares the student for a career as a Hospital Ward Clerk. Office managerial skills are emphasized in addition to overall training in medical record-keeping, insurance billing codes, data entry using MediSoft for creating claim forms, patient billing, and filing insurance claims electronically. Students will learn medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and an understanding of diagnoses and medical procedures for insurance coding using ICD-9, CPT and HCPCS code books. 


  • Intro to Computers
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Beginning Coding
  • Medisoft
  • Keyboarding 35 wpm

Registration Process

Step 1
Call the Martinez Adult Education Main Office at 925.335.5890, Ext. 3983

Step 2
Register for class and pay fees.

Step 3

Ask for textbook information.