Medical Assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of practice. Examples of Skills provided include vital signs, medication administration, EKG and specimen collection.
Course Length:9.5 months
Upon completion of the course, student will have the opportunity to test for the following licenses:
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The Medical Assistant program provides prospective students with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits to pursue an entry-level position in the health care field.
The program concentrates on helping students obtain knowledge and develop skills in performing routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep hospitals and doctors offices running efficiently and smoothly.
Medical terminology is the language of healthcare setting. Healthcare physicians use medical terminology to describe body parts, diseases, procedures and equipment.
All medical professionals must have an understanding of this language in order to communicate effectively with physicians and patients and to carry out instructions correctly.
|Course #||Course Title|
|MA 100||Introduction To Medical Assisting & Administration Procedures|
|MA 101||Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology|
|MA 103||Medical Ethics & Law|
|MA 104||Pharmacology & Administration of Medications and Psychology of Human Behavior|
|MA 105||Medical Assistant Lab Procedures|
|MA 106||Medical Office Procedures In Clinical Setting|
|MA 107||Medical Insurance & Keyboarding|
|MA 108||Advanced Medical Office Procedures|
|MA 110||Exam Review|
|Total Clock Hours:||948|
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