MEDICAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM
MA-101 Foundations for Clinical Practice I
MA-102 Foundations for Clinical Practice II
MA-103 Applied Communications
MA-104 Medical Business Practice
MA-105 Medical Law and Ethics
MA-106 Safety and Emergency Practices
MA-107 Medical Assistant Externship
Our Medical Assistant Program is designed to assist students in gaining the necessary skills to be skilled in data processing operations, records management, medical billing and coding and certain non invasive clinical procedures necessary to work in today’s medical environment. Program graduates will develop the knowledge and skills in the areas of medical administrative duties, such as recording vital signs, medical histories, arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services, purchasing supplies, billing and bookkeeping; certain clinical duties such as preparation of laboratory specimens, disposing of contaminated specimens, sterilizing medical instruments, preparing patients for examination; delivering patient instruction, authorizing drug refills as directed and processing telephone prescriptions to the pharmacy.
Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.