|Assigned Course Preparation Hours:||168|
This program prepares students to perform a variety of duties including medical insurance, coding and billing, completing and submitting medical insurance forms, creating and maintaining electronic health records and medical charts, preparing reports and correspondence, scheduling appointments, and greeting patients. The program also provides students with a foundation in Anatomy & Physiology and basic Pharmacology in preparation for career advancement.
- Students gain the knowledge and ability required for entry-level employment in the health administrative assistant field.
- Students prepare to obtain employment as medical office assistants in physician offices, clinics, public or private hospitals, nursing homes, or community health centers. Other employment opportunities include research and care agencies, pharmaceutical firms, medical supply firms, and related service businesses.
Methods of Instruction
Courses are computer-based and instructor-led. Students learn via one-to-one or small-group instruction, LMS modules, textbooks, workbooks, and online forums and discussions.
Refer to the Student Catalog and Handbook for the full list of policies.
Course sequence is subject to change based on instructor discretion.
|Course Name/Syllabus||Number||Program Hours||Preparation Hours|
|Introduction to Allied Health||SAH-001||50||12|
|Anatomy and Physiology 1||SAH-004||75||19|
|Anatomy and Physiology 2||SAH-005||75||19|
|Professional Development for Allied Health||SAH-012||25||6|
|Computer Skills for Allied Health||SAH-003||75||19|
|Electronic Health Records||SAH-006||75||19|
|Pharmacology for Allied Health||SAH-007||50||12|
|Administrative Medical Assisting||SAH-017||100||25|