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Medical Assistant Program Overview


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Deadline for Application to the MA program has been extended until July 15, 2015


February 19, 2015 6 pm - 7 pm
March 20, 2015 10 am – 11 am
April 9, 2015 6 pm – 7 pm
April 20, 2015 6 pm – 7 pm
May 5, 2015 6pm – 7pm


All information sessions will be held at our Main Campus in UHS 245.


The Medical Assistant program is designed to prepare competent medical assistants to meet the needs of an ever-expanding allied health field. Medical assistants are multi-skilled health professional specifically educated to work in ambulatory settings performing administrative and clinical duties. The practice of medical assisting directly influences the public’s health and well-being, and requires the mastery of a complex body of knowledge and specialized skills requiring both formal education and practical experience that serve as standards for entry into the profession. The goal of the program is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

The Medical Assisting program is a 24-month curriculum designed to prepare individuals to perform the duties of a medical assistant who functions in an acute care clinical setting or physician’s office in the areas of medical office administration, clinical lab procedures, and examining room assisting. Upon completion of the program the graduate will be awarded an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Northeast Texas Community College Medical Assistant AAS program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Broad (MAERB). In 2014, our program was rated in the top 25% of programs, nationwide, for students passing their national credentialing exam on the first attempt.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
727/210-2350
http://www.caahep.org



For more information about the
Medical Assistant Program please contact
Nelda Davis
Program Director
903.434.8363

    
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