The Medical Assistant (CMA) works alongside the provider, mainly in medical offices and clinics. Medical assistants are cross-trained to perform administrative and clinical duties. This course will introduce the student to medical terminology, abbreviations, pharmaceutical drugs, using computer applications, greeting patients, answering telephones, and scheduling appointments.
The student will also learn the basics of insurance and billing/coding, Lab draw skills and 12-Lead EKG. All of this knowledge will prepare the student for their clinical internship.
Upon completion, you can sit for the National Exam through NCCT.