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Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting

  • Create a variety of medical documents and acquire skills in medical billing and coding.
  • Learn clinical skills to become a valuable member of the healthcare team.
  • Follow ethical and privacy standards when working with others in the healthcare field.

FAQs

FAQs

What can I do when I graduate?
  • Medical office receptionist
  • Medical administrative office assistant
  • Convalescent center receptionist
  • Hospital receptionist or worker
  • Patient biller/scheduler
  • Medical transcriptionist
What would I do in this class?
  • Medical terminology
  • Medical office procedures
  • Medical records formatting/filing
  • Medical transcription
  • Health insurance and coding
  • Patient billing
  • Microsoft Office
  • Telephone/receptionist skills
What can I do with further training?
  • Certified Insurance Coder or medical biller/specialist
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Certified Medical Transcriptionist
  • Certified Medical Office Manager
  • Healthcare reimbursement specialist

Program Quick Facts

Medical Assisting students must be able to

  • Read, comprehend, and follow textbook instructions
  • Perform basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages)
  • Have good communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Work independently
  • Operate a computer to complete assignments on a daily basis
Instructors
College Credits
Available Certifications
Lab Fees
Gail Sleighter None at this time
STNA (State Tested Nurses Aide)
CPR/Professional Rescuer 
Level 1 (junior) - $123.00
(Uniforms - supplied by student)
Level 2 (senior) - $161.00
(Uniforms - supplied by student)

Uniform requirements

  • Green scrubs
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