Medical Assisting

Certificate

This certificate program provides the necessary skills and knowledge to be employed as a medical assistant. All courses transfer to the Associate Degree program in medical assisting. Students should have basic typing and computer skills for this certificate.

Advisor: Jane O'Grady, jogrady@nwcc.commnet.edu, 860-738-6393



Program Requirements

 

Advanced Medical Assisting

3

MED*125

Medical Terminology

3

MED*133

Clinical Medical Assisting

4

MED*113

Healthcare Insurance

3

MED*245

Clinical Laboratory Procedures and Practices

4

MED*250

Principles of Pharmacology

3

MED*281

Medical Assisting Externship

4

BIO*115

Human Biology

4

PHL*112

Medical Ethics

3

  

Total

30



Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:

  1. Have the necessary knowledge and skills to be employed as a medical assistant.
  2. Produce accurate documentation.
  3. Competently function within an interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  4. Perform job-entry level competent administrative and management skills.

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