Get the Skills to Become a Medical Assistant

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At Davis College, you can get you the skills you need for a rewarding medical career

1 Year* Medical Assistant Career Training in Toledo, OH

The Medical Assisting program prepares the students for employment in medical offices and clinics as part of the health care team. Students will study both administrative and clinical procedures.

Medical Assisting Skills You’ll Get

Upon completion of the Medical Assisting Diploma program, the Davis College graduate will be prepared to:

  • Assist physicians with various patient examinations, medical procedures, minor surgeries, and administration of medications.
  • Follow prescribed safety procedures in all areas of the medical office.
  • Perform various administrative responsibilities in the medical office (telephone calls, appointment scheduling, EHR documentation, etc.).
  • Demonstrate knowledge of medical terminology; anatomy and physiology; and diseases, disorders, and
    diagnoses of the human body.
  • Use oral and written communication skills to interact effectively with patients and coworkers in the health care setting.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct with patients, coworkers, and other health care professionals.
  • Perform procedural and diagnostic coding.
  • Meet requirements to take the RMA certification examination.

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Medical Assisting Diploma Program Outline

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
MED101 Medical Terminology 4
MED106 Introduction to Medical Professions 4
MED114 Basic Billing and Coding 4
MED118 Anatomy and Physiology A 4
MED119 Anatomy and Physiology B 4
MED126 Administrative Procedures 4
MED132 Electronic Health Records 2
MED134 Practice Management Software 2
MED138 First Aid & Emergency Preparedness 3
MED139 Introduction to Clinical Procedures 4
MED206 Clinic I 4
MED207 Clinic II 4
MED250 Clinical Practicum 6
BUS138 Workplace Safety/CPR 1
IDS110 Forum on Technology and Resources 5

Total Program Credit Hours: 55

Is a Rewarding Medical Assistant Career Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in discovering a rewarding medical career and exploring whether Davis College is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

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*Program length when completed in normal time.