Mar 01, 2017
Aaliyah Ridley and Keyara Morris are TRN rising stars as they embark on an exciting career as Medical Assistants.
This program emphasizes physician assisting skills. It is divided into two years – an administrative year and a clinical year. A student may begin the program at the beginning of either year. The curriculum covers medical terminology and abbreviations, medical law and ethics, insurance billing and coding, medical history taking, computerized scheduling, in-depth computerized software (Medisoft), infection control, vital signs, electrocardiograms, laboratory procedures including urinalysis, Strep tests, capillary sticks, and venipuncture techniques. Students will learn to assist the physician with special procedures and minor surgery. Proper communication skills and professionalism will be emphasized. Students may pursue their certification as a medical assistant or medical administration; or continue studies for radiology technician, licensed practical or registered nurse, health information technologist, billing and coding specialist and other healthcare careers. Recommended Skills: Keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.
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