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Professional Medical Assistant Courses

Read about some of our Professional Medical Assistant courses so you can discover how our training will get you started on the path to your new career.

Sample Professional Medical Assistant Courses

Medical Office Procedures

This course teaches students basic medical office procedures. Topics include medical office accounting systems, patient ledger cards, professional fees, credit arrangements, petty cash, posting of daily patient charges, making bank deposits, billing practices, delinquent collection practices, payroll for the medical office, filing in a medical office, and proper telephone techniques for the medical office.

Medical Terminology A

This course provides medical assistant students with a comprehensive background of medical root words, prefixes and suffixes. The course introduces the composition of living things such as structural units, the chemistry of living things, cells, tissues, and membranes. The course also provides medical assistant students with the study of medical terms for the following body systems: integumentary, respiratory, and special senses.

Billing, Insurance, and Coding

This course introduces medical assisting students to various kinds of billing systems and medical insurance, as well as giving a brief overview of codes for procedures, codes for diseases, methods of payments, and the use of the CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS coding books.

Computerized Billing Simulation

This course introduces and simulates situations using computerized software. Students are taught to input patient information, schedule appointments, and handle billing. Also, students produce various lists and reports and learn to handle insurance claims both on forms and electronically.

Pharmacology A

This course introduces the basics of pharmacology which entail the uses, sources, forms, routes of delivery, actions of drugs, as well as the legal role and responsibilities of the Medical Assistant. Chemotherapy drugs, drugs of the respiratory and integumentary systems along with those for the eyes and ears will also be discussed.

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