Medical Assistant-Back Office» email this
18 weeks ~ 27 quarter credit hours
Morning & Evening Classes: Start dates every other month.
START DATES CALL 714-418-9100
Tuition & Fees: $7,362
The Medical Assisting Program: The didactic portion of the program covers medical terminology, practical math for health-care workers, OSHA & CDC health-care requirements and regulations, medical law & ethics, HIPAA requirements, basic human anatomy/physiology/pathology and clinical diagnostic examinations.
Procedures included in the Medical Assisting Back Office training:
• Medical and Surgical Asepsis
• Patient History
• Proper use of Body Mechanics
• Sterilization Procedures
• Vital Signs
• Medication Preparation and Administration (injections)
• Proper Specimen Collection and Processing
• Blood Collection (capillary and venipuncture)
• Use of Glucose Monitor & HEMOCUE (blood hemoglobin photometer)
• Visual Examination (ophthalmoscope/Snellen chart)
• Ear Lavage (otoscope)
• Respiratory Demonstration (peak flow meter, oxygen administration, & spirometry)
• Health-care Provider BLS/CPR with AED
• Heart-saver First Aid
To provide the student with didactic, laboratory and internship training needed to enable him/her to meet the entry level requirements for a position as an Medical Assistant - Back Office; with the ability to perform a variety of back office procedures to include, but not limited to, venipuncture, injections, EKG's, and various other routing laboratory procedures.
NATIONAL CENTER FOR COMPETENCY TESTING:
The student is eligible to sit for the National Certification Medical Assistant (NCMA) Examination, after completion of didactic, laboratory and clinical training. Completion of entire program including clinical internship is required before Multi-Skilled Medical Certification Institute, Inc. can issue NCMA certificate through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).
Once the graduate has completed the program and passed the NCMA exam he/she can assume a responsible entry-level Medical Assistant-Back Office position as a member of the health-care team in a physician's office, hospital, chiropractic office or clinic. Jobs are available in private practice, industry and government service.
Medical Assisting Courses» email this
DOT Code 079.362=010, CIP Code 51.0801, SOC Code 31-9092.00
MA 101 Credit Hours: 7:00
Orientation, Medical Terminology, Medical Asepsis, Mathematical Concepts, Medical Law & Ethics, HIPAA, Professionalism, Fundamental Body Structures, Patient History, Vital Signs, Body Mechanics, Surgical Asepsis, Sterilization, Minor Surgery.
MA 102 Credit Hours: 6.00
Medical Terminology, Pharmacology, Medication Administration, Pathogen Safety, & Hematology. Anatomy for the following body systems: Musculoskeletal, Urinary, Reproductive, Digestive, Endocrine, & Cardiovascular-Circulatory.
MA 103 Credit Hours: 6.00
Medical Terminology cont., Blood Collection, Laboratory, EKG/ECG, BLS CPR/AED & First Aid, Anatomy for the following body systems: Respiratory, Integumentary & Sensory. Program Finals.
MA 104 Credit Hours: 8.00
Clinical Internship. Student intern at a Medical Facility under the supervision of a trained professional to gain experience and skills proficiency.