Medical Assistant

# MA 101: COMPUTER FUNDAMENTAL: (60 hours)

This course is designed to teach keyboarding and to introduce the student to Microsoft Outlook and the Internet. This course will also provide the student with knowledge and experience in using Internet Explorer to browse the web and create Web content, and Microsoft Outlook to send and receive e-mail. Prerequisite: None

# MA 102: MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY: (60 hours)

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the structure and function of the human body.  Medical words, phrases and abbreviations relating to the body in health and disease will be covered.  Emphasis will be placed on correct spelling, pronunciation and defining medical terms associated with selected body systems, disease conditions, and treatment modalities. All courses in this program will emphasize age appropriate terminology and care and cultural differences awareness. Prerequisite: None

# MA 103: MEDICAL TYPING AND TRANSCRIPTION: (60 hours)

Emphasis in keyboarding will be placed on accuracy and attaining the highest range possible. Minimum speed goal of 35 wpm is required. The student will learn formatting procedures for basic business correspondence and t\for centering tables on an electronic keyboard. In addition, the student will continue to develop speed and proficiency in keyboarding by taking timed writings and practicing assigned drills. Prerequisite: None

# MA 104 & MA 105: ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY: (120 hours)

This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic study of the structures and functions of the human body. Emphasis is placed on the major organs in each of the systems presented, their functions and the diseases associated within. Prerequisite: None

* MA 106: COMPUTERIZED MEDICAL BILLING & CODING: (60 hours)

This course is designed to prepare students to perform duties in the front office area. Students will be given an overview of the MediSoft software and its capabilities and OSHA requirements and standards as well as an introduction to diagnostic coding (ICD-9-CM and procedural coding (CPT-4 and HCPS). Prerequisite: None

* MA 107: OFFICE ADMINISTRATION MEDICAL LAW AND ETHICS: (60 hours)

This course prepares the student for working with a variety of office records, such as cards, correspondence, forms, microforms, microcomputer disks and computer printouts. Emphasis is placed on the 5 methods of filing: alphabetic, consecutive numeric, terminal-digit numeric, subject, and geographic. These filing methods form the basis for an understanding of electronic filing and the use of computer databases. In this course the student will ·also focus on medical practices with an emphasis on legal and ethical responsibilities. Students are introduced to HIPAA requirements. Prerequisite: CF and BC

* MA 108: OFFICE SURGERY PROCEDURES & ASEPTIC TECHNIQUES: (60 hours)

This course introduces basic laboratory assisting skills, including the fundamentals of microbiology, urinalysis and clinical asepsis. Students are introduced to the proper techniques in the collecting of bacterial specimens, the collection and analysis of urine samples, strep testing, care of laboratory equipment, methods of sterilization, and the care and use of microscopes and instrument classification. Emphasis will be placed universal precautions and OSHA guidelines. Prerequisite: MT and AP

MA 109: MEDICAL OFFICE EMERGENCIES: (60 hours)

This course introduces the student to basic clinical skills and placed on the most frequently performed in a medical office.  Also student learn different kind of emergencies and protocol to follow in an emergency purpose. Prerequisite: MT and AP

MA 110: MEDICAL LABORATORY & EXAMINATION: (60 hours)

This course introduces the student to basic clinical skills and placed on the most frequently performed laboratory procedures in the physician’s office including hematology, blood chemistry, immunology and microbiology. Consideration is given to the fundamentals of vital signs, various methods and equipment used to measure cardinal signs, determining height and weight, patient preparation and positions, methods of examination, assisting the physician with emphasis on routine physical examination obstetric examinations, gynecological examinations, urological examinations and pediatric examinations. Students will also have practical experience in procedures performed in medical specialty facilities. Prerequisite: MT and AP

MA 111 & MA 112: EKG & PHLEBOTOMY: (120 hours)   

This course gives a combination of EKG and phlebotomy.  This course focuses on the process of evaluation and analyzing ECG tracings and determining the presence of dysrhythmias. Students will demonstrate the ability to successfully recognize a normal ECG, as well as an abnormal ECG and classifying diseases of the heart Students will become CPR certified during this course. Thus, student will study order of blood and capillary blood drawn, following CLIA standard procedures.  During the course student will master blood drawn and EKG techniques. Prerequisite: MT and AP

MA 113: CAREER DEVELOPMENT: (60 hours)

Our Career Services Department provides assistance such as resume preparation, mock Interview preparation for entry-level positions available in local job market. This course module prepares the student for future career services placement assistance through the career services department.

MA 111: INTERNSHIP: (120 hours)

Upon completion of the medical assistant coursework, student will complete 120 hour internship program designed to provide the experience in the competencies necessary for employment in a medical office.

Phlebotomy, EKG, Patient Care Technician, Medical Assistant and ESL classes are starting SOON.
 
Scholarship upto 30% is available for Phlebotomy and EKG classes.

Scholarships are available for all other classes.

For more Information give us a call today at 551 222 4461 OR Visit our Campus at

3000 JFK BLVD, Suite 310
Jersey City, NJ 07306
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