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Medical Assisting (CIP 51.0801)

The Medical Assisting curriculum prepares multi-skilled health care professionals qualified to perform administrative, clinical and laboratory procedures. Medical Assisting students look in microscopes

Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, coding, and processing insurance accounts, billing, collections, medical transcription, computer operations, assisting with examinations and treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, electrocardiography, supervised medication administration and the ethical and legal issues associated with patient care.

Graduates of CAAHEP-accredited medical assisting programs may be eligible to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistants’ Certification Examination to become Certified Medical Assistants. Employment opportunities include physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations, health departments and hospitals.

Graduates from our program have a National Certification Exam passage rate for 2020 of 100 percent.

Our program goal is to prepare medical assistants who are competent in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains to enter the profession.

For previous Program & Course Requirements, Program Completion Guides and Course Catalogs, please visit the Archives.

Renea Craven
Medical Assisting Program Coordinator
(910) 410-1888
(910) 410-1890
Medical Assisting Instructor

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