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Program Objective

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 business math and applied principles of medical office work, including 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.

Program Code

MA1500-Medical Administrative Assistant

Program Requirements: (in alphabetical order by term)
Term Course Title Course Code Hourse
Anatomy and Physiology 1 M101

75

Anatomy and Physiology 2 M102

75

Medical Terminology1 T110 75
Medical Terminology 2 T115 75
COT I-Keyboarding T120 75

COT II-Windows OS

T125 75

COT III-MS Word

T130 75

COT IV-MS Excel

K100 75

Phlebotomy

P100 75
Medical Office Procedures K110 75

Medical Law and Biomedical Ethics

K125 75
Aseptic Techniques Medical Insurance, Billing and Recordkeeping M104 75
Basic Concepts of EKG M105 75
Advanced Concepts of EKG M106 75

Clinical Procedure

M107 75

Medical Office Emergencies

M108 75
Medical Transcription M109 75
Basic Business Communication E150 75
Interpersonal Skills and Human Relations E180 75
THE FOLLOWING APPLIES TO ALL ABOVE MENTIONED COURSES:

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 (see academic calendar on page 19). Students attend classes 25 hours per week.

Program Readiness: Students are required to take Metropolitan Learning Institute’s CELSA and/or Wonderlic 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.

Entrance Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent, or appropriate ATB counseling and testing.

Maximum Time Frame and Evaluation Points:

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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Medical Administrative Assistant – Abridged (AB750)

Program Objective:

The program was designed to offer students who have already completed the OM-1500 hour Medical Billing program the opportunity to take the more specialized MAA classes. Since 2014 however, the program may be taken without completion of OM-1500 as a prerequisite for enrollment. A tuition down-payment by the student of 10% of the total program cost is required before matriculation if the student utilizes Title IV financial aid. Class work commences with 225 hours of expanded medical terminology and anatomy and physiology, followed by a thorough grounding in applied principles of medical clinical work, phlebotomy, EKG and medical law/ethics. CPR and patient relations are also covered. These components are 525 hours in length. The student applies knowledge learned in the classroom to medical office procedures, along with specific professional clinical tasks.

Program Code: AB750-Medical Administrative Assistant (Abridged)

Program Requirements:(in sequential order by term)
Term Course Title Course Code Hours
Anatomy and Physiology I M101

75

Anatomy and Physiology II M102

75

Medical Terminology II B101 75
Medical Law and Biomedical Ethics M103 75
Aseptic Techniques M104 75

Basic Concepts of EKG

M105 75

Advanced Concepts of EKG

M106 75

Clinical Procedure

M107 75

Medical Office Emergencies and CPR

M108 75
Interpersonal Skills and Human Relations E180 75

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