Medical Assisting - 50260

(1300 clock hours - Selective Admission)

This 12-month program prepares the student for specific clinical, laboratory, and administrative roles as a Medical Assistant employed in a physician’s office, clinic or other health care setting. Classroom theory and clinical practice prepare the student to perform a wide range of tasks ranging from examination room techniques to assisting with minor surgery, administering medications, educating patients, performing diagnostic procedures including drawing blood and electrocardiography, scheduling appointments, maintaining patient files, and completing insurance forms. Practicum experiences include internships in a physician’s office or other appropriate facility.

Degree Requirements

Required program:

HSC V003Introduction to Health Care (O)

82 hours

HSC V405Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) (O)

4 - 8 hours

HSC V530CConcepts of Medical Language (O)

35 hours

HSC V540Body Structure and Function (O)

60 hours

MEA V500Medical Office Receptionist (O)

100 hours

HCP V750CBasic Concepts of Phlebotomy (O)

75 hours

OTA V006Office Skills Training II (O)

75 hours

MEA V200CMedical Assisting Clinical Procedures I (O)

75 hours

MEA V242Introduction to Pharmacology (O)

90 hours

MEA V201CMedical Assisting Clinical Procedures II (O)

90 hours

MEA V254CMedical Office Laboratory (O)

75 hours

MEA V234Pathophysiology and Disease (O)

75 hours

MEA V258Diagnostic Imaging in Medical Offices (O)

75 hours

HCP V720CElectrocardiograph Aide Clinical (O)

75 hours

MEA V334Medical Office Procedures (O)

75 hours

MEA V952Medical Assisting Seminar (O)

35 hours

MEA V800Medical Assisting Practicum (O)

200 hours