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Professional Medical Assistant Program Courses

Read about some of our Professional Medical Assistant courses so you can discover how our training will get you started on the path to your new career.

Sample Professional Medical Assistant Courses

Medical Office Procedures

This course teaches students basic medical office procedures. Topics include medical office accounting systems, patient ledger cards, professional fees, credit arrangements, petty cash, posting of daily patient charges, making bank deposits, billing practices, delinquent collection practices, payroll for the medical office, filing in a medical office, and proper telephone techniques for the medical office.

Electronic Health Records Specialist I

This course will cover the usage and management of health information and the electronic health record (EHR). Students are introduced to the use of health information and the EHR for any setting within the health care industry from acute, ambulatory, long term, home health, specialty, population health, and personal health that encompass the continuum of care. This course will provide students with a practical understanding of what an electronic health record specialist is and how important they are in the job market today.

Medical Terminology A

This course provides Medical Assistant students with a comprehensive background of medical root words, prefixes and suffixes. The course gives instruction on body structure, colors, oncology, anatomical planes and regions, as well as obstetrical and neonatology terms. The course also provides medical assistant students with the study of medical terms for the following body systems: integumentary, nervous, and eye and ear senses.

Medical Office Skills

This course introduces students to basic keyboarding techniques and basic computer concepts through a series of lecture and lab experiences. Students are taught alphanumeric keyboarding along with the numeric keypad skill building, covered through a series of lectures, computer applications and software, and by performing basic functions such as storing and retrieving, and printing documents.

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