Basic Administrative Procedures for the Medical Assistant (MLA150)
3.0 Semester Hours
A patient-centered approach is used in this course that introduces the student to administrative medical assisting competencies utilized in the health care setting. Students receive CPR and First Aid certification. Students are taught fundamental triage skills, techniques of patient instruction, and basic clerical duties such as maintaining patient records, scheduling appointments and procedures, processing telephone calls, and handling finances for a medical practice.