Administrative Medical Assistant with Medical Terminology Basics and CPR

Administrative Medical Assistants play an important role in the doctor’s office. They schedule appointments, input new patient information, update and file patient records. Learn to perform administrative tasks in a medical office or facility.

Topics covered: how to greet patients, answer the phone, schedule appointments and surgeries, update medical records, and process medical correspondence. You will also learn how to determine insurance coverage and gain extensive insight on accounting, filing procedures and customer service. This training will also highlight government regulations including HIPAA, OSHA, DEA and CLIA; and introduce the student to medical terminology, computer basics, Microsoft Word and Excel.

This course includes the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Healthcare Providers.

This certificate program has been enhanced to provide you with better preparation for the world of work and to make a successful transition from training to career. As part of your certificate, you will learn workplace and career planning skills. Topics include: Problem solving, decision making, time management, professional behavior in the workplace, job search strategies, interviewing skills, and financial literacy. Students will also learn cover letter and resume writing tips.

NOTE: Background checks are required for most allied health positions. Students with felony convictions may have difficulty obtaining employment in these fields. 

TRANSITIONING FROM TRAINING TO CAREER COURSE

Our certificate programs have been enhanced to provide you with the skills necessary to start your new career and how to make a successful transition from training to career. Topics covered are: Classroom Success, Navigating the Workplace, Soft Skills, Resume/Cover Letter Prep, Interview/Job Search Techniques. Students must complete this additional 12hr course in order to receive their certificate. This course is included in the cost of the certificate.

Dates are posted on the course page, here.

PREREQUISITES

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Basic computer skills
  • Pass assessment tests for reading and math

COURSES

Course Code: HMED G5333

Summer 2018

Day/Time: Fri 9-2pm and Sat 9-12pm

Room: 617

Instructor: Amy Koehler

Cost: $1,799

 

Course Code: HMED G5333

Fall 2018

Day/Time: Mon/Tue/Thu, 5:30-8:30pm

Room: 617

Instructor: Ann Patterson

Cost: $1,799