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Medical Assisting Degree Programs
Medical Assistants are multi-skilled healthcare professionals who perform routine clinical and administrative procedures for healthcare settings such as physician’s offices and outpatient clinics.
The SBBCollege Associate's medical assisting degree will train students to be responsible for clinical duties like measuring vital signs, administering injections, and performing venipuncture procedures.
Medical assisting degree graduates will also become familiar with the administrative duties of running an efficient medical office such as maintaining patient medical records, processing insurance forms, and arranging for hospital admissions and laboratory services.
In addition, medical assisting degree students will gain an understanding of medical terminology, anatomy, pathology, and basic concepts of pharmacology and psychology.
On the administrative side of the job, medical assisting degree students will learn important medical office management responsibilities, such as document coding and handling of insurance forms. They will discover how to successfully combine their clinical and administrative skills as they address multiple situations that may arise in a variety of healthcare environments, including medical offices, clinics, hospitals, physicians’ offices or insurance billing offices.
Medical assisting degree graduates are qualified for entry-level positions in medical offices, clinics, hospitals or insurance billing offices and also eligible to sit for the Registered Medical Assistant exam.
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Medical Assisting Degree Classes
The medical assisting degree courses include:
- Medical Insurance and Coding
- Electronic Health Records
- Body Systems I, II & III
- Drug Fundamentals and Administration
- Medical Office Procedures
- Hands-on training
- Industry standard equipment and resources
- Financial aid for those who qualify
- Career planning assistance
- Job-placement assistance