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Medical Assistant 9 Months
HS and Postsecondary

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

Dean:  Dr. Shirley Wendel

Dean:  Mr. Clifford Smith

Professor of Medical Assistant:  Terry Bales

The Medical Assistant program is designed to prepare students to work in a medical facility. Clinical functions include taking vital signs and patient histories; assisting with exams, treatments and office surgery; collecting specimens; sterilization procedures; basic first aid and CPR. Administrative functions include scheduling and receiving patients, obtaining and maintaining patient data, completing insurance forms, arranging for hospital admission, billing, collection, etc.

Course
Course Title
Credits
Semester I
MEDA0105 Medical Administrative Aspects
4
MEDA0110 Human Body in Health and Disease
3
MEDA0115 Medical Professional Issues
2
MEDA0120 Medical Assistant Patient Care I
4
ALHT0127 Medical Terminology
3
 
Semester II
MEDA0125 Medical Assistant Patient Care II
4
MEDA0130 Pharmacology Administration
1
MEDA0135 Clinical Lab Diagnostics
5
MEDA0140 Insurance, Billing and Coding
3
KSPN0110 KSPN Pharmacology
3
  CPR Certification
N/C
Summer
MEDA0145 Medical Assistant Externship
6
MEDA0150 Emergency Preparedness
1
Total
39

*See course description for prerequisite.