Medical Assisting - What You'll Learn
By the end of the course of study in the Medical Assistant program students should be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge and competency of medical front office administrative skills, including electronic record keeping, clerical responsibilities, scheduling appointments, insurance verification, reception, effective communication and critical thinking skills.
- Demonstrate knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, use effective verbal and written communication skills with physicians, peers, healthcare workers, and patients as would be necessary in an ambulatory care setting.
- Demonstrate knowledge of psycho-social skills relative to patient needs self-growth and personal development.
- Possess and use clinical skills and knowledge relative to the daily functions of an ambulatory care setting.
- Demonstrate knowledge of job readiness with resume building, interviewing skills, and complete competency in all basic medical assisting skills by successfully completing a practicum in an ambulatory care facility.
- Demonstrate knowledge of State, Federal and AAMA regulations in regards to credentialing and certification.
97.6% in 2018
81.8% in 2017
87% in 2018