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    Administrative Medical Assistant

    $2,595.00
    Administrative medical assistants primarily work in doctor’s offices, clinics, outpatient settings, hospitals, and other healthcare settings. Medical office or administrative assistants, medical secretaries, and medical records clerks are all positions in great demand. The growth and the complexity of the U.S. healthcare system have resulted in a substantial increase in the need for qualified administrative medical assistants. This program prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the healthcare industry. It provides students a well-rounded introduction to medical administration that delivers the skills students require to obtain an administrative medical assistant position or advance within their current healthcare career.

    Administrative medical assistants primarily work in doctor’s offices, clinics, outpatient settings, hospitals, and other healthcare settings. Medical office or administrative assistants, medical secretaries, and medical records clerks are all positions in great demand. The growth and the complexity of the U.S. healthcare system have resulted in a substantial increase in the need for qualified administrative medical assistants. This program prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the healthcare industry. It provides students a well-rounded introduction to medical administration that delivers the skills students require to obtain an administrative medical assistant position or advance within their current healthcare career. This course covers the following key areas and topics:
    • History and background of the medical assisting profession
    • Interpersonal skills, medical ethics, and basic medical law
    • Telephone techniques and skills for scheduling appointments
    • Medical terminology
    • Basics of insurance billing and coding
    • Medical records management and management of practice finances

    Outline

    Module 1 – Introduction to Medical Assisting
    • Lesson 1 – Becoming a Successful Student
    • Lesson 2 – The Healthcare Industry
    • Lesson 3 – The Medical Assisting Profession
    • Lesson 4 – Professional Behavior in the Workplace
    • Lesson 5 – Interpersonal Skills and Human Behavior
    • Lesson 6 – Medicine and Ethics
    • Lesson 7 – Medicine and the Law

    Module 2 – Administrative Medical Assisting
    • Lesson 8 – Computer Concepts
    • Lesson 9 – Telephone Techniques
    • Lesson 10 – Scheduling Appointments
    • Lesson 11 – Patient Reception and Processing
    • Lesson 12 – Office Environment and Daily Operations
    • Lesson 13 – Written Communications and Mail Processing

    Module 3 – Health Information in the Medical Office
    • Lesson 14 – The Paper Medical Record
    • Lesson 15 – The Electronic Medical Record
    • Lesson 16 – Health Information Management
    • Lesson 17 – Privacy in the Physician’s Office

    Module 4 – Billing and Coding Procedures
    • Lesson 18 – Basics of Diagnostic Coding
    • Lesson 19 – Basics of Procedural Coding
    • Lesson 20 – Basics of Health Insurance
    • Lesson 21 – The Health Insurance Claim Form
    • Lesson 22 – Professional Fees, Billing, and Collecting

    Module 5 – Financial and Practice Management
    • Lesson 23 – Banking Services and Procedures
    • Lesson 24 – Financial and Practice Management
    • Lesson 25 – Medical Practice Management and Human Resources
    • Lesson 26 – Medical Practice Marketing and Customer Service

    Module 6 – Assisting with Medical Emergencies and Career Development
    • Lesson 27 – Emergency Preparedness and Assisting with Medical Emergencies
    • Lesson 28 – Career Development and Life Skills

    Duration

    12 months

    Hours

    330

    Audience

    This program is targeted at individuals pursuing a career in medical administration. Administrative medical assistants work in many settings completing a number of duties such as filing records, scheduling appointments, answering phones, and more. This program is ideal for those without previous experience looking to jump into the fast growing industry of healthcare.

    Certification

    Students who complete this program will be prepared to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA).
    Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.

    Language

    English

    Instructor

    This course provides students with certified, skilled facilitators to guide them through their learning experience. Facilitators who are well trained in a unique mastery methodology and provide one-on-one instruction to their students to ensure mastery of the course material. The course facilitator is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Facilitators also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement.

    Requirements

    Students will recieve these textbooks with their program:
    • Kinn’s The Administrative Medical Assistant, 7e
    • Kinn’s The Administrative Medical Assistant Student Workbook, 7e

    WE-HF-271

    Data sheet

    Certification included
    false