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Medical Assistant Program-Administrative/Clinical Degree and Certificate

Required Courses:
MA 051A, MA 051B, MA 053,
MA 054, MA 055​
Electives:
MA 001, MA 020, MA 056

 

Medical Assistant Program-Administrative/Clinical Degree and Certificate 

The associate degree and certificate curriculum for medical assistant administrative/clinical is designed to prepare a student for employment in a medical office, a hospital business office, a clinic, or allied health facility. Careers are available as medical assistants, front and back office; insurance secretaries, admitting clerks, medical records clerks and receptionists in all medical facilities.

 
Course Content includes medical terminology; medical typing, computer techniques and skills; medical forms, reports, and charts; medical insurance, billing, and collections, bookkeeping; effective human relations as related to a medical office; clinical procedures such as giving injections, sterilizing instruments, monitoring vital signs, assisting with minor surgery, instrument identification; and professional ethics and legal aspects.
 
Graduates will be qualified to assist doctors in clinical situations or function under the direct supervision of a medical doctor. Graduates will also be qualified to perform all clerical duties normally required in the medical office, hospital business office, clinics, and allied health facilities.
 

Major requirements for the Medical Assistant Associate's Degree in Science:

Course ​Units
Medical Assistant 051A, Beginning Medical Terminology​ 3​
Medical Assistant 051B, Advanced Medical Terminology​ ​3
Medical Assistant 053, Medical Assistant-Administrative​ ​3
Medical Assistant 054, Preparation of Medical Insurance Forms​ ​3
Medical Assistant 055, Medical Assistant-Clinical Back Office​ ​3
Business 080, Business Mathematics​ ​3
Electives​ ​3

 For Medical Assisting Sequence, please click below

   Medical Assistant Sequence.docx 

Electives must be selected from the following courses: Business Applications 179, 180, 183, 184; Medical Assistant 020, 056.

Recommended electives: Medical Assistant 001, 020, 056, 098.

Major requirements for the Medical Assistant Certificate:

Course Units​
Medical Assistant 051A, Beginning Medical Terminology​ ​3
Medical Assistant 051B, Advanced Medical Terminology​ 3​
Medical Assistant 053, Medical Assistant-Administrative​ 3​
Medical Assistant 054, Preparation of Medical Insurance Forms​ 3​
Medical Assistant 055, Medical Assistant-Clinical Back Office​ 3

 

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Created at 1/31/2012 4:01 PM by MacLean, Amanda
Last modified at 9/25/2013 2:17 PM by Woodmas, Erin