Medical Assisting Technology
Medical Assisting Technology Fundamentals
Medical assistants perform a variety of administrative and clinical tasks for physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, optometrists and other health specialists to ensure that the offices and clinics run smoothly.
- comprehensive curriculum includes courses in:
- anatomy and physiology
- medical terminology
- medical records
- first aid
- administrative courses in typing, accounting, office skills and human relations
- are innovative and interactive
- use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning
You will gain clinical skills in the Medical Assisting Laboratory.
You also will spend part of your last semester in an externship - working 10 to 15 hours a week as a medical assistant in a physician’s office for academic credit.