Allied Health

AHS 170

Medical Assisting Studies
32 Credits ■ HF

An instructional course completed at McCann Technical School that prepares individuals to function in a physician's office or health care facility performing business administration and clinical medical office skills. Business aspects include correspondence, medical records management, insurance billing, appointment scheduling, and medical transcription. Clinical aspects include preparation of the patient for and assisting with physical examination and treatment, assessment of vital signs, patient education, preparation and administration of medications, routine laboratory procedures including blood drawing, and performing electrocardiography . This course only applies to matriculated students in the Health Science - Medical Assisting option