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Module 1:  Introduction to Medical Assisting / Law & Ethics and Emergency Procedures Understand the profession of Medical Assisting as well as the laws and ethical issues involved in working with patients.   Student will obtain basic knowledge of emergency procedures and how to triage such conditions. The Medical Assistant Program is a 30week curriculum which consists of both front and back office training plus 160 hours of externship. The course is designed to prepare students to perform all required skills/duties in an ambulatory care or outpatient care facility. Students who complete the program successfully will be awarded a certificate or program completion and will be qualified to apply to the California Certifying Board for Medical Assistants for Certification. Certification opens more doors and increases the individual’s opportunities for employment.   This 30 week course is divided into 6 modules; each module is 5weeks long; 240 hours of lecture and lab skills followed by 160 hours of externship.  Total Program hours: 400   Every  student  is  expected  to  meet  all  course  requirements  before  being  eligible  for completion.  Textbook and class materials: Medical Assistant texbook and clinical supplies inlcuded.   PRE-REQUISITES: 18 years of age or older A High School Diploma (or OFFICIAL transcripts) or GED certificate is REQUIRED.  

3560001

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 3/3/2018, ending 3/31/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/7/2018)

Tuition: $675.00

Instructor : Leonor Gonzalez 

Location : Chemistry Room 101 Location : 
  Chemistry Room 101.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Module 2:      Anatomy & Physiology / Body Systems I Students will gain knowledge of the skin and its accessory structures, the muscular and skeletal system, tissue healing and methods to promote tissue health and methods to administering medications as well as intravenous therapies.  

3560002

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 4/14/2018, ending 5/12/2018

Tuition: $575.00

Instructor : Leonor Gonzalez 

Location : Chemistry Room 101 Location : 
  Chemistry Room 101.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Module 5:      Clinical Component/ OSHA / Medical Asepsis In this module student will learn the importance of medical asepsis disinfection and sterilization, identify minor surgical procedures, safety and OSHA Standards, proper techniques for taking and recording vital signs, how to set up for and assist with physical examinations, phlebotomy, venipunctures and composition of blood  

3560005

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 11/4/2017, ending 12/16/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 11/11/2017, 11/25/2017)

Tuition: $575.00

Instructor : Leonor Gonzalez 

Location : Chemistry Room 101 Location : 
  Chemistry Room 101.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Module 6:      Administrative Component In this module students will acquire skills and knowledge in the administrative duties of a medical assistant, from proper phone etiquette, to filing, to appointment scheduling, identifying insurance, verification of insurance, handling mail, billing and collections CPT & ICD-9 coding and electronic medical records.  

3560006

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 1/6/2018, ending 2/3/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 2/10/2018, 2/17/2018, 2/24/2018)

Tuition: $575.00

Instructor : Leonor Gonzalez 

Location : Chemistry Room 101 Location : 
  Chemistry Room 101.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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