Medical Assistant Back Office

Students will advance their knowledge and skills to perform with professional competency in medical offices and clinics.

Description

After completing prerequisite classes in medical terminology, phlebotomy, administrative front office and electrocardiography. The course presents additional clinical procedures and theory. This training includes gathering information and completing medical documents, assisting with physical examinations, gynecological procedures, and pediatric care. Advanced clinical practice introduces sterile procedures, minor office surgery, pharmacology and drug calculations, administration of medications, understanding and performing laboratory procedures. Empathy, compassion, confidentiality, ethical and legal standards, and professionalism are emphasized throughout the course. Training includes general office duties, management, communication, medical records, and computer skills. Students will be eligible for the National Exam upon successful completion of the course. Twenty-four-week courses (272 hours and 80 hours of clinical are required.)

objectives

Through this course, you will be able to advance your knowledge and skills to be able to perform your tasks as a medical assistant with professional competency in medical offices and clinics. Once you’ve completed the prerequisite classes in medical terminology, phlebotomy, administrative front office, and electrocardiography, you will learn additional clinical procedures and theories that this course provides.

This course will provide you with training that includes gathering information and completing medical documents, assisting with physical examinations, gynecological procedures, and pediatric care. The advanced clinical practice of this course will introduce you to sterile procedures, minor office surgery, pharmacology and drug calculations, administration of medications, and understanding and performing laboratory procedures. This course also focuses on empathy, compassion, confidentiality, ethical and legal standards, and professionalism. Your training will include general office duties, management, communication, medical records, and computer skills.

Clinical practice

You will also receive hands-on experience with patients in a clinical setting. Students will be able to become eligible for State Certification with successful completion of this course. The course is twenty-four weeks. (272 hours and 80 hours of clinical are required). Clinical practice will be as scheduled.

students say...

The Medical Assistant program is/was fascinating. The instructors are wonderful, compassionate ladies who have years of experience in the medical field. I would recommend HTG to everyone.
Denise Schaeffer Bowden
Student
This is such a great school.The teachers are comprehensive and work with you. Many of my friends that have graduated already have jobs and I'm quickly on track to get one. The Medical Assistant program is awesome!!!
Hannah Mason
Student

Medical Assistant Back Office

Medical Assistant Back Office

An advanced course you can apply for after completing Phlebotomy, ECG, & Admin Front Office & Med. Terminology.
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