The Medical Assisting curriculum prepares graduates to compete as multi-skilled health care professionals, qualified to perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures. Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, coding and processing insurance accounts, billing, collections, computer operations, assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, electrocardiography, supervised medication administration; and ethical/legal issues associated with patient car
Graduates of a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited medical assisting program may be eligible to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistants’ Certification Examination (AAMA) to become Certified Medical Assistants (CMA). Employment opportunities include physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations, podiatrists, chiropractors, health departments, outpatient clinics and other health practitioners, duties will vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice.
February 12, 2018 – May 15, 201
It is the Medical Assisting applicants’ responsibility to ensure that all requirements are met by the established deadline. Medical Assisting deadlines, guidelines, and policies apply equally to all students; thus, there can be no exceptions.