Medical Assisting at BCC
The Medical Assisting program prepares students to perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures in a healthcare setting. BCC offers both Degree and Diploma options.
Earn an Associate Degree
Students who graduate with a Diploma in Medical Assisting with 42 credits may continue to pursue an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Medical Assisting. The BCC Medical Assisting program has an exam pass rate of 100% for the 2019 graduating cohort. This rate surpassed the national average of 62%.
Course work includes instruction in assisting with clinical examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, electrocardiography, supervised medication administration, confidentially/HIPAA training and ethical/legal issues associated with patient care; administratively instruction includes training in scheduling appointments, coding, and processing insurance accounts, billing, collections, computer operations, and basic administrative office procedures.
Graduates of CAAHEP-accredited medical assisting programs may be eligible to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistants’ Certification Examination to become Certified Medical Assistants. Employment opportunities include physicians’ offices, urgent care facilities, specialty offices, and health departments. (www.aama-ntl.org) (AAMA).
NOTE: The Medical Assisting Diploma Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (www.maerb.org) (MAERB).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org)
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