One Year Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 2006
The Medical Assisting certificate program provides its students with an orientation to the medical field as an assistant to the physician. Students are introduced to procedures in medical examination, use of laboratory equipment, office business procedures used in health care facilities and medical terminology. Upon completion of the accredited program, students are eligible to take the certification examination of the American Association of Medical Assistants. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.
|Fall Semester |
||Body Structure and Function **
||Fundamental Procedures in the Medical Office >**
||Insurance and Coding in the Medical Office >**
||Basic Administrative Medical Assisting Functions >**
||Bookkeeping Functions in the Medical Office >**
||College 101 ^
|Spring Semester |
||Microcomputer Applications I
||College Composition I
||Introduction to Psychology
||Diagnostic Testing in the Medical Office >**
||Specimen Collection in the Medical Office >**
||Patient Care in the Medical Office >**
||Medical Assisting Externship >
|Total Credit Hours: 35|
> Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.
** Indicates that a grade of "C" (2.0) or better must be earned in order to continue in the sequence.
^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.
Established September 1976
Revised September 2011
Effective August 2012
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