The Medical Assisting curriculum prepares multi-skilled health care professionals qualified to perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures. Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, coding and processing insurance accounts, billing, collections, computer operations; assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, electrocardiography, supervised medication administration; and ethical/legal issues associated with patient care.
The GTCC Medical Assisting Program has a job placement rate average of 90% over the past 5 years (2009-2014). The GTCC Medical Assisting Program has an average employer satisfaction rate of 97% over the past 5 years (2009-2014).
“The Guilford Technical Community College’s Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) www.maerb.org.” Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763. 727-210-2350 www.caahep.org
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Medical Assisting Technology, AAS | A45400