Health Science

Course Details & Registration Information

Career Pathways for Medical Assistants
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Based on 6 student surveys.
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Unemployed and underemployed job seekers.
Medical Assistants are critical health care professionals and the demand for more continues to grow. This class will help you explore the role of a medical assistant through a look at the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to secure employment. You will also learn about the various roles and settings in which a medical assistant would find employment. The class will focus on the development of a plan to obtain the necessary medical, technical, and soft skills for entry into the field.
Course Objectives
  1. have explored the role of a medical assistant in a variety of settings.
  2. have reviewed employability skills needed to gain entry in the field.
  3. have identified job search strategies effective for gaining employment as a medical assistant.
  4. have explored college-readiness skills needed to obtain the medical and technical skills to work in the field.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Module 1 - Defining the role of a medical assistant
  2. Module 2 - Exploring the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for medical assisting
  3. Module 3 - Developing soft skills needed for medical assistants
  4. Module 4 - Setting goals and developing a plan to secure employment as a medical assistant
  5. Module - Identifying training options for the technical and medical skills needed
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Material provided by the instructor.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Unemployed and underemployed job seekers.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (ccma) Voucher Included Part I - SEF-3001AQG
  • Medical Scribe - HIT-3700B3
Course Contact Information
HRD Office
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696