Q & A:  July 29, 2014 at 1pm OR 6pm

The Medical Assisting program is a laboratory and classroom structured course designed to provide both the clinical and the administrative skills necessary to become a medical assistant.

Program Overview

The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educator Programs (CAAHEP*) on recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). A 150 hour supervised, unpaid externship is included, as well as an employability workshop held in the spring where area professionals are invited to participate in mock interviews with students nearing graduation.

What You’ll Learn

There are 136 skills that will be covered during the class, these are just a small sample.

Administrative Skills Clinical Skills
Telephone Triage Vital Signs/Body Measurements
Appointment Scheduling Vision/Hearing Screening
Prepare Insurance Claims Capillary/Venous Blood Collection
CPT/ICD coding EKG/Pulmonary Function
Computerized Billing Instrument Identification
Electronic Health Records       Assist with minor surgery
Manage Office Equipment      Injections
General Manager duties         BLS for Healthcare Providers
   
Related Subjects  
Anatomy & Physiology  
Diseases & Disorders  
Medical Terminology  
Medical Law & Ethics  
Professional Communication   
Medical Office Management  
Pharmacology Math  
Behaviors Influencing Health  

Prerequisites

  • Background check
  • Recent Negative TB 2 step
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Age 18 or older


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Program Information

Location

Fairfield Career Center
3985 Coonpath Road NW
Carroll, Ohio

Hours

900 Hours
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 2:45 pm
Start Date: August 25, 2014

Program Costs

$10,100

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