Medical Assistant - Technical Certificates



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.

Contacts


Dr. Shirley Wendel - Dean of Allied Health and Nursing

Leota Marks - Dean of Academic Workforce Programs 

Sandy Lane - Program Director

Timothy A Doerr - Medical Assistant Faculty & Practicum Coordinator

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Medical Assistant

Courses

Course
Course Title
Credits
Semester I
MEDA0155 Professional Issues
3
MEDA0160 Human Body
3
MEDA0165 Patient Care
4
MEDA0170 Administrative Aspects
4
ALHT0127 Medical Terminology
3
  Total Semester I
17
Semester II
MEDA0130 Pharmacology Administration
2
MEDA0150 Emergency Preparedness
1
MEDA0175 Advanced Patient Care
4
MEDA0180 Billing and Coding
3
MEDA0185 Laboratory Diagnostics
5
MEDA0190 Pharmacology
3
  Total Semester II
18
 
Summer
MEDA0145 Externship
6
   
 
Total
41
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