Medical Administrative Assistant AAS – 1176

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Medical Administrative Assistant AAS – 1176

The Medical Administrative Assistant Program is designed to provide students with the technology and administrative skills necessary to pursue careers in current and emerging positions in the medical field. Students will learn about the practices and procedures that are critical for performing and managing the day-to-day operations of various medical office environments. Course work emphasis is on document preparation, transcription and editing, medical billing and insurance verification, introductory medical coding, report development, office management, and administrative practices.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will acquire and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide administrative  assistance in an office.
  2. Students will acquire and demonstrate the oral and written communication skills necessary to provide administrative assistance in an office.
  3. Students will acquire and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide specialized administrative assistance in one of the following areas: administrative management, medical, transcription, reception, or desktop publishing/multimedia.
  4. Students will acquire and demonstrate the critical thinking and problem-solving skills necessary to provide administrative assistance in an office.
  5. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the importance of personal characteristics and behavior on the job when providing administrative assistance.

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