2018-2019 Catalog [Archived]

Medical Assistant Technology, CERT

The medical assistant technology program is a one-year certificate program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 (www.caahep.org) upon recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Minimum Goal Statement: To prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

The student will be trained in the administrative and clinical skills necessary for employment in an ambulatory care setting. Upon graduation, students will be immediately eligible to sit for AAMA Certification Examination. Successful completion of this examination allows candidates to practice as a CMA (AAMA) anywhere in the United States or its territories.

*Please note this program requires a special application packet. Please see a health careers pathway advisor or counselor for more information.

Certificate

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 110College Writing I

3

or

ENG 160College Writing and Research

4

HCR 116Medical Terminology

1

MAT 100Medical Admin. Procedures I

3

MAT 106Medical Clinical Procedures I

3

MAT 109Medical Clinical Procedures II

3

MAT 112Medical Term/Anat Systems I

2

MAT 200Medical Admin. Procedures II

3

MAT 205Laboratory Procedures

3

MAT 206Medical Computer Applications

3

MAT 207Pharm for Medical Assisting

2

MAT 209Human Disease

1

MAT 210Medical Term/Anat. Systems II

2

MAT 223Medical Assistant Seminar

1

MAT 274MAT Externship

4

MATH 100Health Careers Math

1

Total Credit Hours: 35

Commission on Accreditation for

Allied Health Education Programs

25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158

Clearwater, FL 33763

(727) 210-2350

www.caahep.org

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