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Medical Assistant Specialist

The Medical Assistant Specialist program provides students with a foundation in both the administrative and clinical skills that medical assistants are expected to utilize in performing their basic job responsibilities. Upon graduation, students will be qualified to seek entry level employment as a medical assistant in a variety of healthcare settings.



Course Requirements



Course # Medical Assistant SpecialistSemester Credits
MSC110 Human Biology 3
OFT115 Emerging Information Technology 3
MED111 Medical Ethics, HIPAA and Patient Dynamics 3
MED103 Medical Terminology & Human Systems 3
MSC207 Clinical Procedures/Clinical Asepsis 3
OFT122 Office Application: Microsoft Word & PowerPoint 3
MED208 Administrative Medical Practices 3
MSC115 Cell Physiology, Integumentary, and Musculoskeletal Systems 3
MSC209 Hematology/Phlebotomy 3
MSC125 Respiratory and Circulatory and Lymphatic Systems 3
MSC211 Electrocardiography 3
Elective (1) 3

36 CREDITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION


Program Disclosure

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"Our Allied Health programs at CW prepare students to meet the challenges of the growing healthcare industry. We engage our students with the education and skills training necessary to become a medical professional that often times fulfills for them a lifelong dream of helping people."

ESTELLE COFFINO
Program Director/Chairperson - Allied Health Program and Instructor, Allied Health
M.P.A., Long Island University
B.S., Mercy College
A.A.S., Manhattan Community College
License: Registered Respiratory Therapist
Certifications: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant;
Certified Pulmonary Function Technology
Estelle Coffino
"Our Allied Health programs at CW prepare students to meet the challenges of the growing healthcare industry. We engage our students with the education and skills training necessary to become a medical professional that often times fulfills for them a lifelong dream of helping people."
Course # Medical Assistant Specialist Semester Credits
MSC110 Human Biology 3
OFT115 Emerging Information Technology 3
MED111 Medical Ethics, HIPAA and Patient Dynamics 3
MED103 Medical Terminology & Human Systems 3
MSC207 Clinical Procedures/Clinical Asepsis 3
OFT122 Office Application: Microsoft Word & PowerPoint 3
MED208 Administrative Medical Practices 3
MSC115 Cell Physiology, Integumentary, and Musculoskeletal Systems 3
MSC209 Hematology/Phlebotomy 3
MSC125 Respiratory and Circulatory and Lymphatic Systems 3
MSC211 Electrocardiography 3
Elective (1) 3
     
Suggested Electives
GEN129 Oral Communications 3
MED201 Introduction to Medical Billing & Coding 3
MED203 Advanced Medical Billing & Coding 3
MED221 Medical Information Management 3
MSC120 Urinary, Reproductive and Digestive Systems 3
MSC130 Nervous, Endocrine and Special Senses 3
OFT209 Advanced Word Processing Applications (Microsoft Word) 3
PHT107 Pharmacology 3
     
36 CREDITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION