Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting

MEDICAL ASSISTING – H170515 • Medical Assisting is a profession whose practitioners work primarily in settings such as medical offices and clinics. Medical assistants function as members of the health care delivery team and perform administrative and clinical procedures.
Skills include: Computer skills, word processing, medical terminology, transcription, scheduling appointments, medical correspondence, billing, coding and insurance, and clinical internship emphasizing hands-on care.

MEDICAL ASSISTING – H170515 • The Occupational Completion Points below, also known as OCP’s, represent a group of competencies or skills associated with this program’s curriculum frameworks. The CTE instructional standards and benchmarks are annually approved by the State Board of Education.

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE HOURS
HSC0003 Basic Healthcare Worker 90
MEA0002 Introduction to Medical Assisting 250
MEA0501 Medical Office Procedures 75
MEA0521 Phlebotomist, MA 75
MEA0543 EKG Aide, MA 75
MEA0581 Clinical Assisting 230
MEA0530 Pharmacology for Medical Assisting 90
MEA0573 Laboratory Procedures 125
MEA0506 Administrative Office Procedures 90
MEA0942 Practicum Experience 200

MEDICAL ASSISTING – H170515

AVERAGE WAGE:
$14.12 hourly, $29,370 annual

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT:
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INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS:
• Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Exam

SCHEDULE:
Program Length: 1,300 hours

FALL & SPRING HOURS:
M – F, 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

SUMMER:
Hours may vary

APPROXIMATE COST:
$5,298

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Students must take the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE). In lieu of the TABE test, applicants who possess a college degree at the associate in applied science level or higher may submit proof of a U.S. college degree from a regionally accredited institution.

RATES:
As a result of the education students receive at LWTC in the Medical Assisting Program the Five (5) Year weighted average shows a Job Placement rate of 80%, Graduate Satisfaction rate of 100% and an Employer Satisfaction rate of 100%.

1. Meet with an advisor to discuss career programs.

2. Complete an application, and pay a $30.00 non-refundable application fee. The application fee is valid for one year.

3. Complete Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) test if required.

• Students who self-identify with a disability will be referred to Specialized Student Services.

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239-377-0900
Email:
LWTC@collierschools.com.

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