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 (Cognitive & Psychomotor)
- Will perform within the legal and ethical boundaries or the medical assistant’s scope of practice (Cognitive & Affective)
- Will value the needs of each patient and their family while recognizing and respecting cultural diversity, beliefs and dignity of humanity (Cognitive & Affective)
- Will identify, respond, and respect issues of confidentiality and treat patients with compassion and empathy (Cognitive & Affective)
- Will communicate effectively, professionally and be culturally sensitive with patients, providers and staff (Cognitive & Affective)
- Will participate as a member of the health care team while in the office setting of their clinic/hospital (Cognitive)
- Will maintain current within their field through certification and continuing education (Cognitive & Psychomotor)
- Will commit to become lifelong learners (Cognitive & Affective)
- The Lorain County Community College Medical Assisting Program has a job placement rate average of 76.83% over the past five years.
- Graduates of the Medical Assisting program at Lorain County Community College are satisfied with the education that they receive. There is a 100% graduate satisfaction rate over the past five years.
- The Medical Assisting Program at Lorain County Community College has an average retention rate of 81.13% for the past five years, and there are a number of support services available to students so that they can successfully complete the program.
- The five-year average for employer satisfaction is 94.44%.
The Lorain County Community College Medical Assisting Certificate Program is accredited by the Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (http://www.caahep.org/) upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (http://www.maerb.org/Home/tabid/126/Default.aspx).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB)
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1575
Chicago, IL 60606