Course Detail: MA1530 - Medical Office Procedures & Assisting Skills

It is suggested that for those students working toward the Medical Assistant Certificate, this course should be taken first. A medical practice has many facets. This course is designed to give you an overview of medical office operations. You will learn to perform office responsibilities such as vital signs, exam room preparation, patient data collection, lab tests, phlebotomy. You will also learn to perform administrative office responsibilities such as reception, proper phone etiquette, insurance monitoring, and record maintenance. You will become familiar with universal precautions and basic laboratory procedures performed in physician offices. This new knowledge will help you launch a new career path. No prerequisites required. Required Textbook: Comprehensive Medical Assisting by Kronenberger and Ledbetter, the latest Edition, Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Also, please purchase a blood pressure cuff and stethoscope for your personal use.Students mus attend 4 hr skills workshop to complete this program. See Subsessions

Available Sessions