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 or care facility. Using an applied learning approach the curriculum will help you develop clinical and critical thinking skills necessary for working in a healthcare setting. By the end of the six month course, you 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. You will apply your classroom learning and deepen your understanding through state-of-the-art medical simulation labs at UNLV’s Shadow Lane Campus. 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. You will be automatically enrolled in the Medical Assistant Externship upon successful completion of your coursework.
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Offered: Spring, Summer