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Education and National Certifications

  • Students should have or be pursuing a high school diploma or GED.
  • Upon successful completion of our Medical Office Assistant course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position in a medical office setting and will be prepared to sit for the NHA national certification exam to become a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA).

 

Externship

Although not a requirement, once students complete the program, they have the ability to participate in an externship and/or hands on practicum so as to practice the skills necessary to perform the job requirements of a professional in this field. Students will be assisted with completing a resume and/or other requirements necessary to work in this field. All students who complete this program are eligible to participate in an externship and will be placed with a participating organization near their location.

NOTE: In order to take an externship, one must successfully complete and pass the national certification exam.

Overview

Program Tuition: $1,650.00

Financing or payment plans option available. For more information, click on Request Information and fill out the contact form.

 

Would you like to know more about the role of medical assistants? Are you interested in what medical assistant duties involve? Also known as a medical administrative assistant or medical assistants, a medical office assistant performs a wide range of duties that are imperative to the smooth operation of a variety of medical offices. Medical office assistant duties can include updating patient files, filling out insurance forms, coordinating laboratory services, answering phones, ordering and maintaining medical supplies and equipment, and more. As the healthcare industry continues to expand, so does the need for medical office assistants. Many doctor's offices have come to rely on the work of a medical administrative assistant who performs a number of important medical office assistant duties.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the role of medical office assistant professional
  • Recall the steps for managing patient records
  • Recognize the standards for professional oral and written communication
  • List the steps for managing various office financials
  • Define the requirements for basic office management

 

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