The Medical Assistant
students to care for patients as well as maintain office records.
Students receive advanced-level training in diagnostic and procedural
coding, transcription, along with clinical experience.
Graduates of the program may be hired in a physician's office, hospitals,
and other types of health care providers (chiropractors and optometrists).
Duties of a medical assistant can include ,
measuring vital signs, performing routine laboratory tests, operating
x-ray and electrocardiograph equipment, assisting the doctor during
examinations, obtaining referral and surgery
pre-authorizations, transcribing patient encounters scheduling appointments
and surgeries, preparing and maintaining medical records and ordering
Employees in the medical assistant field must be flexible and prepared to adapt to changes
that occur in the health industry, such as procedural code revision or software and
The Medical Assistant program is accredited
by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education
Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the
recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board.
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
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