Medical Assistant Clinical & Administrative
Medical Assistant Objectives:
At Summit, our goal is to offer students the individual attention and knowledge that will help them succeed in a healthcare setting. We accomplish this by providing a quality training program in modern classrooms and a variety of clinical settings. Partnered with a team of knowledgeable instructors, you will receive constant support as you achieve your goal to become a Medical Office Assistant.
What Will I Learn?
Our Medical Assistant Clinical & Administrative program introduces you to a range of subjects that will help you provide exceptional assistance and care in a variety of healthcare settings:
- Medical Law and Ethics
- Patient Rights
- Medical Records Procedures
- Medical Terminology
- Skeletal System Functions, Structures and Treatments
- Medical Office Bookkeeping
- Respiratory, Urinary, Digestive System Functions, Structures and Treatments
- Medical Billing
- Anatomy & CPR
- Computer Operations
- Phlebotomy & Lab Procedures
- Electrocardiogram and Urinalysis Lab Procedures
- MediSoft Training
- Minor Surgical Procedures and Protocols
- Career Development
You will have learned both medical front office administrative as well as back office clinical skills. This list is just a few of the skills and course topics you will learn. You will also learn to use critical thinking skills to problem solve in fast-paced medical facilities.
Where Can I Work?
As a highly skilled Medical Assistant, you will contribute to the smooth operation of the front and back offices in the following healthcare environments:
- Doctor’s Offices
- Medical Clinic and Other Health Organizations
- Urgent Care Centers
What Will I Do?
Some of your duties may include:
- Greeting and directing patients
- Updating and maintaining electronic medical records
- Appointment scheduling and maintaining schedule books
- Insurance verification
- Processing insurance claim forms
- Accounts receivable and accounts payable
- Laboratory services
- Recording patient medical histories
- Assisting physicians during examinations
- Taking patient heart rate and blood pressure