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Basic Medical Assistant

795 hours
Students learn the role of the basic medical assistant. They will learn a brief history of medicine, medical assistant characteristics, how to gather patient history information, and patient assessment, and minor office procedures assisting. Curriculum content will include practicing good ethical behavior, communication skills, Phlebotomy, and other basic skills related to medical office assisting. Students use theory content in practical clinical experiences. Core Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology are taught.
Health Careers Core Curriculum 255
Core Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid 15
Core Medical Terminology 45
Anatomy and Physiology 120
Introduction to Medical Assisting 30
Introduction to the Medical Office Clinical Procedure (part 1) 60
Introduction to the Medical Office Clinical Procedure (part 2) 60
Medical Assisting Clinical Experience 165
Pharmacology 45