MEDICAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
(Includes the following 3 courses) H.S./GED, CORI required:
1) Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology:
CSA 337 Z1:12 weeks; Thursday: 5:30P.M. - 8:30P.M.; Cost: $350
This course is a foundation for most healthcare-related training. Participants learn to identify major regions of the human body and their related scientific terms to best interpret diagnosis and clinical procedures.
2) Front Office Procedures for the Medical Office:
CSA 901 Z1:12 weeks; Tuesday: 5:30P.M. - 8:30P.M.; Cost: $350
This is course is a hands-on training in the areas of front office skills, data-entry, and general office procedures for the Medical Office occupation. Students learn to perform various tasks, including scheduling, coordinating, and monitor patient appointments. Training also includes billing, co-payment collection, and managing processing insurance claims, payables, and receivables.
3) Clinical Procedures for the Medical Office:
CSA 902: 12 weeks; Wednesday: 5:30P- 8:30P.M.; Cost: $350
This course provides students the practical skills required to work effectively in medical settings. Training includes performing EKG and other routine medical tests such as taking patient’s vital signs, and assisting with medical exams. Medical instruments and equipment readiness and keeping waiting and examining rooms neat and clean are also taught.