Medical Assistant Clinical & Administrative


Medical Assistant Clinical & Administrative

Program Level

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
  • Communications
  • 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
  • Sterilization
  • 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
  • Hospitals
  • 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


Gainful Employment Disclosure (Colton) (Anaheim)

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