|Field of Study:||Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
|Description:||This program provides students with the base knowledge, skills, and work experience to become permanently employable in various medical settings. This program is designed to provide employment-ready, comprehensively trained graduates. Successful graduates will be eligible to achieve the CMAP® – Certified Medical Assisting Professional designation in addition to their diploma. These graduates are fully qualified to work in a hands-on administrative/clinical support capacity in any medical field.
Skill development is delivered in three areas:
1. Comprehensive medical administrative knowledge, which includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, hospital and medical office administrative and clinical procedures.
2. A full range of computer and office skills, including current software applications, keyboarding skills of 55 wpm, general office management, accounting, personal and professional development, and customer service.
3. On-site work experience through participation in a one-month clinical externship at an approved healthcare training facility.
Not all programs are offered at each location.