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Program Description

This program is designed to teach the qualified student the necessary skills required for gainful employment in the modern medical facility. A qualified medical assistant is capable of performing a wide range of duties, with a variety of technical detail. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will receive a certificate of completion and will be eligible for national certifications through the National Career Assessments (MedCA). These certifications include: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) and Certified EKG Technician (CET).

Program Overview

The objective of the Medical Administrative Assistant program is to prepare the graduate for entry-level employment as a Medical Administrative Assistant in a medical office, clinic or other related medical facilities. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will receive a certificate of completion and will be eligible for national certifications through the Medical Career Assessments (MedCA).

To become a medical administrative assistant you will be required to learn the in’s and out’s of the administrative side of health care. You may not be working with patients directly like a nurse, but you will be required to help patients with scheduling appointments, or billing for medical care. The duties of a medical administrative assistant are working with computers, telephone call centers, billing department, and ordering medical supplies. A person can expect to receive a large amount of on the job training because every hospital or medical center has a different way of operating their facility.

Course Listing

Module Lesson Lecture Hours
MAA001 Introduction to Healthcare 20
MAA002 Introduction to Health Insurance 20
MAA003 Medical Terminology 32
MAA004 Medical Law and Ethics 20
MAA005 Health Psychology 20
MAA006 Medical Administration 45
MAA007 Introduction to Computers 45
MAA008 Medical Keyboarding 32
MAA009 Computers in the Medical Office 45
MAA0010 Business Writing and Communication 30
MAA0011 Medical Accounting and Finance 45
MAA0012 Managing the Medical Office 20
MAA0013 Medical Office Skills 20
MAA0014 Medical Documentation 20
CD001 Career Development 6
EXTRN – MAA Externship 300
Total 720