Apr 04, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Certified Medical Assistant (Online)


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The Medical Assistant Certificate program will prepare students with the general medical, administrative, and clinical knowledge, skills and behaviors required to work in a variety of healthcare settings. Students will have a sound understanding of the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) scope of practice to function in the outpatient or ambulatory care environment that requires multi-tasking, organization, and a focus on detail. The program examines the basic office duties required in healthcare facilities, such as greeting patients, answering telephones, scheduling appointments, working with registration, billing, insurances and medical records information. The student will develop effective communication skills that allow the CMA to interact with patients and members of the healthcare team. Students will also gain a firm understanding of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), medical ethics and law in the healthcare field.

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