CMA 1200 Administrative Medical Assisting

This course will begin by introducing the concepts, roles and responsibilities of a Medical Assistant, the legal scope of Medical Assistants, personal/professional ethics, the purpose of medical records, charting and filing. Additional topics in the course will emphasize professional and business communications (electronic and written), greeting/receiving patients, basic office finances, mail services, and keyboarding. Students will learn to chart in an EHR learning skills such as patient registration, scheduling, organizing and maintaining the electronic health record, practical application of insurance billing procedures and various health plans, basic insurance terminology, and completion of claim forms using online simulation.




CMA 1240 -Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Pre- or Co-requisite

This course is part of a Limited Admissions Program; registration in this course requires admission to the program and ALH 1001 minimum grade of C -Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.