Medical Assistant - Technical Certificate



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


Anita Krondak – Interim Dean of Allied Health & Nursing

Leota Marks - Dean of Academic Workforce Programs 

Timothy A Doerr - Medical Assistant Faculty & Practicum Coordinator

Gainful Employment Statistics

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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