This 80-hour course prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the health care industry. Medical Administrative Assistants, Medical Secretary, and Medical Records Clerks are all positions in great demand. This program covers important background information on the medical assisting profession and interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances. This program is intended to provide students with a well-rounded introduction to medical administration so that a student can gain the necessary skills required to obtain a medical administrative assistant position in the health care field.
Textbooks included and first attempt at certification exam. Note: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Healthcareer Association(NHA)-Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam.
This program is offered on the Cumberland & Gloucester campus.