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D292
Certified Medical Assistant (MEDA)
LTC 
Program Overview:
The Medical Assistant Program prepares students to perform clerical duties and to assist in the clinical situations normally associated with medical offices, clinics, dental offices, hospitals, and other health-related settings. Responsibilities may include scheduling appointments, preparing and maintaining permanent records, arranging hospital admissions, typing reports, processing health insurance forms, ordering supplies, keeping financial records, preparing patients for examinations, taking vital signs, assisting with first aid, and collecting and processing specimens, among others. The program provides depth and breadth in conceptual, professional, and medical skills. Upon completion of the degree, students may take the CCMA/CMAA exam through the National Healthcareer Association to become a Certified Medical Assistant. Students are also eligible to sit for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician and Certified EKG Technician tests. The Program offers both certificate and degree options.

Program and/or Course Requirements: Students considering the Nursing program should take HEA 1225

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Semester 1
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2019
SP2020
BOC 2210
Office Seminar I
1
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BOC 2260
Medical Front Office
3
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HEA 1225
Introduction to Medical Terminology
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HIM 1207
CEMRS Medical Terminology
3
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HEA 2267
Intro to ICD-10-CM
4
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MTH 1203
Medical Assisting Math
2
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SPE 1111
Interpersonal Communications
3
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Term Total
16
Semester 2
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2019
SP2020
ENG 1111
Composition I
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ENG 1201
Communications
3
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HEA 1208
Clinical Procedures
3
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HEA 1210
Medical Assist Pharmacology
2
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LSC 2265
Medical Assisting Anatomy
3
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PHI 2141
Ethics in the Medical Community
3
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PSY 1101
General Psychology I
3
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NOTE:
PSY 1101 satisfies the IECC human diversity requirement.
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Term Total
17
Summer Semester
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2019
SP2020
HEA 2298
Internship
6
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Term Total
6
Semester 3
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2019
SP2020
ACC 1101
Applied Accounting
4
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HEA 1209
HIPAA for Allied Health
1
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HEA 2268
ICD-10-CM/Medical Office
4
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HEA 2270
Applied Legal Concepts/Medical
3
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HEA 2271
MEDICAL FUNDING APPLICATIONS
3
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Term Total
15
Semester 4
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2019
SP2020
ENG 1212
Technical Writing
3
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HEA 2269
ICD-10-CM/Health Agencies
4
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HEA 2272
MEDICAL Data Management
3
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LSC 1101
General Biology I
4
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LSC 2114
Intro to Human Pathophysiology
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HIM 1205
HIM Intro to Human Pathophys
3
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Term Total
17
Program Total
71


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