MED603 F22) Medical Administrative Assistant (150 hrs)

The dates, times, and/or delivery (either in-person and/or remotely) of this class are subject to change due to the impact of COVID-19. All students who register for the class will be contacted via email and/or by phone, if and when, changes are made to this class.  If you are not contacted by the Adult Education office, then this class will run as normally scheduled.

Course Prerequisites:

1.  Official High School Trancript or US Equivalent

2.  Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - CPR-AHA (BLS/CPR Class)

3.  Physical, Immunizations and Drug Test ( click for Physical form)

4.  Criminal Background Report (click for Background Check instructions)

(Individual should possess good communication and interpersonal skills.)

Course Description:

The Medical Administrative Assistant course is a 150 hour course. Duties for the Medical Administrative Assistant include: scheduling and receiving patients; preparing and maintaining medical records; performing basic secretarial skills and medical transcription; handling telephone calls and writing correspondence; serving as a liaison between the physician and other individuals; and managing practice finances. The student will sit for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam through National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Course cost does not include Textbook and Uniform (Maroon Scrubs-solid without prints/white shoes). Included in the course fee is the cost for NHA Certification Exam (one attempt). 

Additional Information:
Course cost does not include Textbook. Textbook Purchase Required - 1. The Medical Assistant - 13th Edition, ISBN:9780323353275 (Evolve Elsevier-Kinns) and 2. The Medical Assistant Study Guide, ISBN:9780323429474.