2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Medical Assisting - Basic Certificate (C45400A)

The Medical Assisting - Basic certificate program is designed to be taken prior to the Medical Assisting - Intermediate certificate. The certificate introduces foundational concepts in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and the role of the medical assistant in the physician's office.

Course and Hour Requirements

Required Courses

ACA 115Success and Study Skills

1

BIO 163Basic Anatomy and Physiology

5

MED 110Orientation to Med Assist

1

MED 121Medical Terminology I

3

MED 130Admin Office Proc I

2

OST 149Medical Legal Issues

3

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 15