Administrative Medical Assistant

The Administrative Medical Assistant program prepares the student for employment as an administrative medical assistant in a physician’s office or clinic including performing administrative duties, communicating effectively with patients, applying HIPAA rules, and educating patients regarding office policies.
Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program students will be able to schedule appointments, perform medical office duties, handle financial matters including medical insurance collection, manage electronic health records and other ancillary medical records, and to complete the insurance and reimbursement process. The required internship in the medical office of a physician’s clinic provides the student with the administrative experience necessary to enter the workforce

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  BIOL 114
Human Form and Function 3
  BUSAD 204
Customer Service Skills 1
  BUSAD 50
Internship 3
MOA 180 Electronic Health Medical Records 3
MOA 182 Medical Terminology 5
MOA 183 Medical Billing and Coding 4
  MOA 185
Medical Front Office Procedures
3
MOA 180 HIT 182 Legal Aspects of Healthcare 3
MOA 180 HIT 184 Healthcare Delivery Systems 2
MOA 180 HIT 193 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding 3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 30
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2016

GCC Catalog 2016-2017

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