Topics included range from fundamentals such as anatomy and physiology, clerical patient billing and electronic health records (EHR) to hands-on phlebotomy (with live blood draws), emergency care and clinical procedures.
The Medical Administrative Assistant training at our Queens and Brooklyn campuses will prepare you to not only find a job in your chosen field, but to excel in it. Medical Administrative Assistants are always in demand in the Queens and Brooklyn areas because they play a critical role in so many different types of medical facilities. Becoming a Medical Administrative Assistant can also be a great starting point for a career in the medical industry.
Students often start as medical administrative assistants and then go on to more advanced positions in the field. Our program offers thorough preparation in both the clinical and clerical fields, unlike shorter programs which offer less depth. Contact Metropolitan Learning Institute to find out more about the course and enroll today!
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The program commences with 300 hours of medical fundamentals and terminology, followed by 300 hours of intensive introduction to software that is in high demand in any business dealing with keyboarding, word processing, and spreadsheet data analysis. Following the Microsoft Windows component, students receive a thorough grounding in applied principles of medical office work, phlebotomy, EKG and clinical procedures as well as training in customized medical billing software packages in common use nationwide
This component is 750 hours in length. The student applies knowledge learned in the classroom to medical office procedures, along with specific professional software utilities. Hands-on training in the above mentioned areas are done based on theories of computer operations and medical billing. 150 hours of business communications and human relations courses round out the program.
|COT II-Windows OS
|COT III-MS Word
|COT IV-MS Excel
|Anatomy and Physiology I
|Anatomy and Physiology II
|Medical Terminology I
|Medical Terminology II
|Medical Law and Ethics
|Medical Office Procedures
|Electronic Health Records
|Medical Insurance, Billing
and Coding I
|Medical Insurance, Billing
and Coding II
|Infection Control and Medical
|Basic Concepts of EKG
|Medical Office Emergencies
First Aid and CPR
|Basic Business Communication
Completion Time: Four Terms in 15 weeks each (1500 hours, 60 weeks).
Sessions: Full time sessions are available in the morning and in the evening. Students attend classes 25 hours per week.
Program Readiness: Students are required to take the Test to determine if they possess the reasoning skills that are necessary for intensive study. Any applicant who scores below the minimum cutoff mark in any given test is advised to reconsider his/her career training choice.
1. High school diploma or equivalent, evaluated by nationally-recognized translation/ evaluation service if issued outside the USA, Puerto Rico or Guam. Note that some HS completion certificates such as an IEP may not be acceptable-the school’s Financial Aid office will make a determination in each case.
2. Each applicant for 1500 hour programs with an ESL component will be tested to establish his or her need for Intermediate ESL instruction before enrollment, as well as for quantitative skills. To qualify, applicants must achieve a minimum score of 230 on the Arithmetic part of the Accuplacer test and also achieve a 97 or greater score on the CELSA (English) test.
Each applicant for 1500 hour programs without an ESL component will be tested to establish his or her reading, writing and quantitative skills. To qualify, applicants must achieve minimum scores of 230/233/235 on the Arithmetic/Reading/Writing parts of the Accuplacer exam, respectively, with a verified foreign High School Diploma.
ALL TESTING MUST BE COMPLETED AT LEAST ONE DAY PRIOR TO STARTING
THE CHOSEN PROGRAM.
Applicants with a U.S. HSD or TASC/GED are exempt from this testing.
3. At the end of the Intermediate ESL VIII course (if applicable), students who receive a minimum of 70 (C) in their Level VIII ESL course and are in good academic standing will begin the computer-based portion of their program.
4. Any student who fails to achieve the minimum passing grades in their ESL levels must repeat appropriate units of Intermediate/Advanced ESL (Remedial placement will be decided by the Campus Director and will consider the student’s circumstances on a case-by-case basis).
The maximum time frame to satisfy program requirements is six terms (2250 hours). Evaluation points are every term (375 hours).
Credential Awarded: Diploma
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