The administrative and clinical medical assistant course is designed to provide the student with the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully perform multi-faceted functions in the physician's office. Front office skills are emphasized along with basic medical terminology, anatomy, medical record management, scheduling, billing and collecting procedures, typing and 10-key. Back office skills are emphasized with extensive hands-on lab and the student will demonstrate proficiency in various back office skills including vital signs, measurements, patient history, physical examination, minor office surgery, calculation of medication doses and administration, laboratory procedures, venipuncture, capillary puncture, EKGs, and emergency medical procedures. The student will also complete a mandatory 80-hour externship in a clinic or medical office practice.
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