The Medical Assistant Administrative and Clinical program is designed to offer training in clinical skills such as taking patient histories, administering injections, drawing blood (phlebotomy), and taking vital signs. Administrative skills such as patient charting, electronic health records, typing, and appointment scheduling. Upon successful completion of classroom training, students apply their skills through an externship in an actual medical office.

Graduates may find employment in health related settings such as doctor’s offices, clinics, hospitals, medical suppliers, home health agencies and insurance companies.

The Medical Assitant Administrative and Clinical Program includes:

Course Code

Course Title

Clock Hours

 

Module 1 Medical Assisting Role and Responsibilities

60

 

Module 2 Anatomy and Physiology/ Clinical Procedures I

60

 

Module 3 Anatomy and Physiology/ Clinical Procedures II

60

 

Module 4 Medical Terminology

60

 

Module 5 Electronic Medical Patient Records

60

 

Module 6 Anatomy and Physiology/ Clinical Procedures III

60

 

Module 7 Medical Office Business Procedures I

60

 

Module 8 Medical Office Business Procedures II

60

 

Module 9 Anatomy and Physiology/ Clinical Procedures IV

60

 

Module 10 Pharmacology for Health Occupatons I

60

 

Module 11 Pharmacology for Health Occupatons II

60

 

Module 12 Computer Applications

60

 

Module 13 Electronic Health Records

60

 

   

 

 

Module 14 Externship

160

 

Total Hours

940

 

Required Federal Disclosures

 

Program Name: Medical Assistant Administrative and Clinical (940 Hrs) *

Current Total Program Cost: $14,700

O*Net Occupation Title

SOC Code

Link to Occupational Profile on O*Net

Medical Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Doctor’s Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, Optometric Assistant, Clinical Assistant, Ophthalmic Technician, Optometric Technician, Outpatient Surgery Assistant, Medical Secretary, Receptionist, Unit Support Representative, Office Manager, Medical Receptionist, Patient Relations Representative (PRR), Front Office Manager, Health Unit Coordinator, Medical Office Specialist, Patient Coordinator.

31-9092.00 &

43-6013.00

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-9092.00

 

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-6013.00

 

On-Time Completion Rate

Placement Rate

Median Loan Debt

No Completion Data Available as of 06/30/2011

No Placement Data Available as of 06/30/2011

$6,295.00

* The length of this program has been increased from 720 to 940 hours during the award year 2011-12.