Medical Office Assisting with Electronic Health Records
This program prepares students to perform clerical and administrative duties in medical settings. Students will gain knowledge in organizing files, preparing documents, scheduling appointments and supporting other staff. This program will prepare students for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam through the National Health Career Association (NHA).
Students have the option to add electronic health records to their Medical Office Assistant coursework. This will prepare students to schedule patients, track patient activity, order tests, chart patient information, document office visits and maintain billing and financial standards in a medical office. This program will prepare students for the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) exam through the National Health Career Association (NHA).
Medical Terminology (NUR 3235E3, 128 hours) is a prerequisite and must be passed prior to Medical Office Assistant (MED 3006R3)
Students should be proficient in keyboarding, have a basic understanding of a word-processing computer program (Microsoft Word recommended) and have a command of English grammar and punctuation.
This program has three classes, and each should be registered for separately:
- NUR 3235E3 Medical Terminology (128 hours) must be taken first
- MED 3006R3 Medical Office Assistant (78 hours)
- HIT 3700A3 Electronic Health Records (96 hours)
Contact hours: 302 hours
Course details and registration information
Electronic Health RecordsHIT-3700A3
This course covers concepts and techniques for managing and maintaining manual and electronic health records.
Start learning the language of the medical field. You will learn terminology for the anatomy and physiology of all body systems, laboratory medicine, pharmacology, and major diseases as well as terms used in physical exams, operative procedures, and diagnoses. Other topics i...