Frequently Asked Questions  

 

Medical Assisting End of Program Learning Outcomes

The Lorain County Community College Medical Assisting Certificate Program is designed to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.  At the completion of the Medical Assisting Program graduates will be able to:

  • Practice as competent entry-level medical assistants.
  • Will perform within the legal and ethical boundaries or the medical assistant’s scope of practice.
  • Will value the needs of each patient and their family while recognizing and respecting cultural diversity, beliefs, and dignity of humanity.
  • Will identify, respond, and respect issues of confidentiality and treat patients with compassion and empathy.
  • Will communicate effectively, professionally and be culturally sensitive with patients, providers, and staff.
  • Will participate as a member of the health care team while in the office or ambulatory care setting.
  • Will maintain current within their field through certification and continuing education.
  • Will commit to become lifelong learner.

 

Medical Assisting Annual Reporting Outcomes

  • The medical assisting program at Lorain County Community College has a job placement rate of 83.33% for the graduate cohort in 2019.
  • The medical assisting program has a retention rate of 90.91% for the admission cohort that entered in 2019.
  • The medical assisting program has an exam passage rate of 88.89% for the 2019 graduate cohort.

 

Accreditation

The Lorain County Community College Medical Assisting Certificate Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Phone: 1-727-210-2350

Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB)
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1575
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 1-800-228-2262