Specialized Associate Degree – Medical Assistant

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Looking for medical assistant training in Northern California?

Medical Assistant program in Santa Rosa, California
 

As one of the trusted medical assistant schools in Northern California, our program can prepare you for entry-level positions in clinics, hospitals, healthcare labs, private physicians’ offices and other healthcare facilities.

Objective: This Medical Assistant training program emphasizes the importance of clinical, communication, critical-thinking, human relation and decision-making skills required to help you become a well-rounded, well-qualified medical professional.

Our Medical Assistant program also includes extensive instruction in medical terminology, medical office management, medical insurance billing, medical office procedures and medical clinical procedures, as well as instruction in beginning medical transcription, basic anatomy and physiology, and pharmacology.

As a student, you’ll also learn to use medical-related software for data protection and transmission.  A 168-hour externship is included.

Program Length: 7 quarters
A specialized occupational Associate degree is awarded upon successful completion of all graduation requirements.

This program includes the following courses:

  • Electronic Health Records
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Beginning Medical Transcription
  • Medical Terminology
  • Introduction to Medical Assisting
  • Injections and Surgical Assisting
  • EKGs and Capillary Puncture
  • Phlebotomy and Urinalysis
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Medical Insurance Coding
  • Medical Insurance Plans
  • Principles of Pharmacology
  • Bookkeeping
  • Various Computer, Internet and Microsoft courses
  • Management Communications
  • And many more comprehensive courses!

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