Prepare for a career working with patients or supporting the administrative functions of a medical office. UNLV's Medical Assistant program provides you with real-world administrative and clinical skills that are essential to working in the modern medical office. Using an applied learning approach the curriculum will help you develop the tactile and critical thinking skills necessary for working in today's health care setting. By the end of the six month course, students will develop the skills frequently assigned to medical assistants including scheduling, reception, bookkeeping, insurance billing and coding, maintaining medical records, preparing patients for examination, assisting with physicals, performing screening tests, preparing medical equipment, and more. The program is paired with an online learning management system offering additional resources and tools and real -world simulations using electronic health record software. Additionally, students will use online assessment tools which monitor individual progress. Remediation is provided in areas where students are weak and provides additional support until students show mastery level proficiency. Students will also complete CPR/AED Certification.
|Dates:||January 8 - June 29, 2018|
|Meets:||M, Tu, W and Th from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, 93 sessions|
|Location:||Shadow Lane Campus, Room TBD|
|Textbook:||Textbooks are included in tuition and will be distributed on the first day of class.|
Class does not meet Jan 15, Feb 19, Mar 26-29, May 29.
There are still openings remaining at this time.
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