Certificate Program in Medical Assistant Specialist

The Medical Assistant Specialist Program at Sanford-Brown is designed to prepare students to assist medical providers by performing administrative duties and basic clinical duties in an office and/or medical center.

The core curriculum covers a variety of subjects, including medical practice, medical law and ethics, medical communications, medical records, insurance, patient preparation, and basic laboratory procedures and tests. The courses are grouped around knowledge and skills required for administrative and clinical medical assisting; however, courses are not necessarily offered in the sequences in which they appear in the catalog. Also, students will typically, but not always, be taught by more than one instructor during their program of study.

Students are required to complete a supervised clinical externship at a medical facility that includes competencies, logs and evaluations completed by the student. At the completion of the program, graduates who have diligently attended class and their externship, studied and practiced their skills should be ready to seek entry-level employment as medical assistants.

What career opportunities can you pursue upon successful completion of this program?

  • Medical Assistant
  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Office Manager

What are some of the topics you will study in this program?

  • Medical Practice
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Patient Preparation
  • Medical Records
  • Insurance

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Sanford-Brown College – Houston también ofrece el programa de Asistente Médico en español. Por favor póngase en contacto con la escuela para más información.

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