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Administrative Medical Assistant

This degree or certificate is designed to prepare 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
  BUSAD 204
Customer Service Skills 1
  MOA 50
MOA Internship 3

MOA 180 Electronic Health/Medical Records 3

MOA 182 Medical Terminology 3

MOA 183 Introduction to Medical Billing and Coding 4
  MOA 184
Health Care Delivery Systems
3
MOA 180 MOA 188
Healthcare Law and Ethics  
3
MOA 180 MOA 193
Principles of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding 
3
MOA 180 MOA 197
Body System Diseases & Medical Office Staff 
3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 26
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2020

GCC Catalog 2020-2021

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records. For previous years requirements please see the catalog from that year.