2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Feb 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog

Medical Assisting, Certificate of Achievement

Medical Assisting, Certificate of Achievement



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Program Code: NU350

The Medical Assisting program is designed to prepare students to assist medical providers in a variety of duties.  Under the supervision of a licensed medical professional, duties may include preparing patients and assisting in examinations, performing tests, managing medical records, performing administrative tasks, using electronic medical records to enter orders, and educating and advocating for patients. The core curriculum covers a variety of subjects including medical practice, medical law and ethics, medical communications, professionalism, computer skills, medical records, insurance, medical office administration, patient preparation, and basic laboratory procedures and tests. Students are required to complete a supervised clinical externship at a medical facility.  At the completion of the program, graduates should have the necessary skills to seek entry-level employment as medical assistants.

Available and Financial Aid Eligible starting Spring 2020

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