Medical Assisting Certificate (MED ASST CERT)

33 Credits


The program is designed to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. Students are prepared in the basics of patient care, basic laboratory practices, and medical office procedures. Upon completion of course work and the practicum, students are eligible to take the certification exam of the American Association of Medical Assistants (CMA) and/or the American Medical Technologist Exam (RMA). The program follows the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) curriculum guidelines and the needs of communities of interest including a focus on soft skills.

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