Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting (Certificate program)

  • Description: The Medical Assisting 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. Upon completion of the first two semesters of the accredited program, students are eligible to take the certification examination of the American Association of Medical Assistants. Those wishing to continue their education may complete all courses for the Associate of Applied Science degree.
     
 Medical Assisting Program OutcomesProgram Measurements Used ResultsComparison Data Continuous Improvement
1. Perform Basic Administrative Medical Assisting Functions.
Clinical Evaluation of Competency
100% competency for program graduates
LCCC Benchmark level of 100%
No intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey100% of employers rated skills at or above expectations
LCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
2. Perform Bookkeeping Functions.
Clinical Evaluation of Competency
100% competency for program graduates
LCCC Benchmark level of 100%No intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above expectationsLCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
3. Process Insurance Claims.
Clinical Evaluation of Competency
100% competency for program graduates
LCCC Benchmark level of 100%No intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey100% of employers rated skills at or above expectationsLCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
4. Perform Fundamental Clinical Procedures.
Clinical Evaluation of Competency
100% competency for program graduates
LCCC Benchmark level of 100%
No intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above expectationsLCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
5. Perform Specimen Collection.
Clinical Evaluation of Competency
100% competency for program graduates
LCCC Benchmark level of 100%
No intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above expectationsLCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
6. Perform Diagnostic Testing.
Clinical Evaluation of Competency
100% competency for program graduates
LCCC Benchmark level of 100%
No intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above expectationsLCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
7. Perform Patient Care.
Clinical Evaluation of Competency
100% competency for program graduates
LCCC Benchmark level of 100%
No intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above expectationsLCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
8. Utilize Professional Communications.
Clinical Evaluation of Competency
100% competency for program graduates
LCCC Benchmark level of 100%
No intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above expectationsLCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
9. Apply Legal Concepts.
Clinical Evaluation of Competency
100% competency for program graduates
LCCC Benchmark level of 100%
No intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above expectationsLCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
10. Communicate Patient Instructions.
Clinical Evaluation of Competency
100% competency for program graduates
LCCC Benchmark level of 100%
No intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above expectationsLCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
11. Perform Operational Functions.
Clinical Evaluation of Competency
100% competency for program graduates
LCCC Benchmark level of 100%No intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above expectationsLCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
12.  Demonstrate Professionalism.
Clinical Evaluation of Competency
100% competency for program graduates
LCCC Benchmark level of 100%
No intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above expectationsLCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time

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