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Professional Medical Assistant Program Courses

The Professional Medical Assistant Program at Harris School

If you are considering medical assistant programs, check out a few of our courses below so you can see how your training will provide you with the right foundation for on-the-job experience.  

These courses are offered as part of the Professional Medical Assistant program at our Wilmington, DE campus.

  • Course Title
    What this Course Is About
  • Anatomy and Physiology
    This course provides students an understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the human body.
  • Medical Assisting and Clinical Procedures
    Topics you will learn about include: 1) surgical asepsis, 2) minor office surgery, 3) medical asepsis and infection control, including OSHA and CLIA guidelines, 4) safe behavior in clinical settings, 5) charting a medical history, 6) physical measurements and vital signs, and 7) assisting with physical examinations.
  • Billing, Insurance, and Coding
    This course introduces various kinds of billing systems and medical insurance, along with a brief overview of codes for procedures and diseases, as well as methods of payments.
  • Computerized Billing Simulation
    Students learn to input patient information, schedule appointments, and handle billing in an actual medical software application.


These courses are designed to provide students with a strong foundation in patient care, procedures, and theories, as well as office administration and communications skills. Challenging coursework, combined with a real-world externship experience, help students prepare for successful integration into any medical office.