The Medical Assistant program provides our students with training for a future in a medical back office. Students are given the training for the most common medical assistant functions required in today’s workforce including medical clinical procedures, electronic health records (EHR), electronic medical records (EMR), and pharmacology. Students will also complete a 180-hour externship. This program normally takes three (3) terms plus the 180-hour externship to complete.
Students must complete the core courses (those with a MED prefix) with a minimum of a “C” to graduate. Evening students must understand that while all coursework may be completed during the evening hours, the 180-hour externship (MED290) must usually be completed during the day. Credit Hours: 57
Course # Course Description Credit Hr. ================================================================================ BUS100 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 4 BUS200 CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS 4 DPR121 WORD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS 4 ENG101 ENGLISH FUNDAMENTALS 2 KEY100 KEYBOARDING I 3 MED100 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 4 MED110 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I 4 MED131 PHARMACOLOGY I 2 MED140 MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES 4 MED150 MEDICAL CLINICAL PROCEDURES I 5 MED210 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II 4 MED255 MEDICAL CLINICAL PROCEDURES II 5 MED260 MEDICAL INSURANCE CODING I 4 MED290 MEDICAL EXTERNSHIP 6
Courses are not taught in the order listed. Metro Business College reserves the right to change courses, add or delete courses, or substitute courses to improve or upgrade the curriculum at any time.
At our Jefferson City campus, check with an Admissions Representative for availability of evening classes. Students enrolled in evening programs normally take one to two terms longer to complete than the daytime programs based on course availability.
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