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Medical Assisting – Diploma (D45400)

The Medical Assisting curriculum prepares multi-skilled health care professionals to perform clinical, laboratory, and administrative procedures.  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.

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.


Course Title Credits
Fall Semester #1
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology 5
MED 110 Orient to Medical Assisting 1
MED 121 Medical Terminology I 3
MED 130 Admin Office Procedure I 2
MED 140 Exam Room Procedure I 5
Semester Total 17
Spring Semester #1
COM 120 Intro to Interpersonal Com 3
MED 118 Medical Law and Ethics 2
MED 122 Medical Terminology II 3
MED 150 Laboratory Procedures l 5
MED 240 Exam Room Procedures ll 5
Semester Total 18
Summer Semester #1
MED 260 MED Clinical Practicum 5
MED 264 Medical Assisting Overview 2
Semester Total 7


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