As a Medical Assistant (MA), you’re cross-trained to work alongside physicians in outpatient or ambulatory care facilities. MAs perform administrative and clinical duties like taking care of patients and performing front-end administrative duties.
Medical Assistant (Diploma) Mission StatementThe mission of Concorde Career College’s Medical Assistant diploma program is to provide a supportive learning environment in which the student acquires theoretical knowledge, technical skills, and professional attributes necessary to obtain entry-level positions in the field of Medical Assisting.
Learning Objectives / Instructional Outcomes
At the conclusion of the Medical
Assistant program, students will be prepared with the knowledge and skills required in the areas of anatomy, physiology, pathology, the body systems, medical terminology, medical front office procedures, venipuncture, laboratory diagnostic procedures, EKG, and administration of parenteral medications to function successfully in an entry-level position as a Medical Assistant in a clinic or physician’s office.
Whether in a physician’s office, a clinic, or hospital-owned physician network, the Medical Assistant performs many services on the physician’s behalf. These may include admissions work, preparing the patient for examination or treatment, operating diagnostic equipment, and performing diagnostic procedures. The Medical Assistant is also responsible for the patient’s medical records and insurance forms as well as for scheduling appointments and maintaining medical records for the physician.
Accreditation and Licensure
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ST PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR THE FOLLOWING CAMPUSES: SAN DIEGO, AURORA, MIRAMAR, TAMPA, JACKSONVILLE, ORLANDO, PORTLAND, DALLAS, GRAND PRAIRIE, AND SAN ANTONIO