Medical Assisting - Curriculum

The Medical Assisting curriculum prepares multi-skilled healthcare 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.

Graduates of CAAHEP-accredited medical assisting programs may be eligible to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistants’ Certification Examination to become Certified Medical Assistants. Employment opportunities include physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations, health departments, and hospitals.

Curriculum Plans

Degree

Certificate

Medical Assisting - Schedule

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Medical Assisting - Program Outcomes

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Medical Assisting - Contact

Faculty Advisor

Kim Byron-Barnes

Program Chair/Clinical Coordinator - Medical Assisting

barnesk@edgecombe.edu

Office 209, Biotechnology Building, Rocky Mount Campus
(252) 823-5166, ext. 533