Medical Assisting 1 & 2

Learn the skills and knowledge to perform as a medical assistant caring for people of all ages. Perform administrative and clinical skills such as making appointments, greeting patients, preparing patients for examinations, measure vital signs, heights and weights, draw blood, perform ECGs and other skills related to the doctor’s office or clinic.

COURSE OVERVIEW: 1ST YEAR
(DOE COURSE: HEALTH SCIENCE EDUCATION I-5282)
  • Perform life-saving CPR and first aid procedures at the professional health care level
  • Practice a variety of medical assisting skills to prepare for a career in a physician’s office or clinic
  • Prerequisite: MUST have 4 semesters of high school completed, have a minimum GPA of 2.6 AND be on the Core 40 Diploma track; OR have passed a standardized test with one of the following scores:
  Writing Reading
Accuplacer 80 (Sentences Skills) 76
ACT 17 (English) 18
PSAT 26 25
SAT 27 25
Knowledge Assesment 70 80
COURSE OVERVIEW: 2ND YEAR
(DOE COURSE: HEALTH SCIENCE II-SPECIAL TOPICS-5286)
  • Learn advanced medical assisting skills
  • Successfully draw blood (phlebotomy) and perform ECGs (electrocardiograms)
  • Work with health care professionals using medical assisting skills in internship experiences
  • Prepare for national certification exam to become CMA (certified medical assistant)
  • Prerequisite: Medical Assisting 1
    (DOE COURSE: HEALTH SCIENCE EDUCATION I-5282)
CAREER FOCUS
  • Students will be prepared to seek employment as a medical assistant or office assistant in offices and clinics, and/or further their education in a medical career

Earn up to 15 college credits
National Health Careers Assoc. Clinical Medical Assisting (CCMA) certification available
1st year costs = $40 lab fee, scrub uniform, clinic shoes & watch
2nd year costs = $80 lab fee Seniors who qualify for internships will need TB test, flu shot, and background history check

Medical Assisting 1 & 2

Learn the skills and knowledge to perform as a medical assistant caring for people of all ages. Perform administrative and clinical skills such as making appointments, greeting patients, preparing patients for examinations, measure vital signs, heights and weights, draw blood, perform ECGs and other skills related to the doctor’s office or clinic.

COURSE OVERVIEW: 1ST YEAR
(DOE COURSE: HEALTH SCIENCE EDUCATION I-5282)
  • Perform life-saving CPR and first aid procedures at the professional health care level
  • Practice a variety of medical assisting skills to
    prepare for a career in a physician’s office or clinic
  • Prerequisite: MUST have 4 semesters of high school completed, have a minimum GPA of 2.6 AND be on the Core 40 Diploma track; OR have passed a standardized test with one of the following scores:
Writing Reading
Accuplacer 80 (Sentences Skills) 76
ACT 17 (English) 18
PSAT 26 25
SAT 27 25
Knowledge Assesment 70 80
COURSE OVERVIEW: 2ND YEAR
(DOE COURSE: HEALTH SCIENCE II-SPECIAL TOPICS-5286)
  • Learn advanced medical assisting skills
  • Successfully draw blood (phlebotomy) and perform ECGs (electrocardiograms)
  • Work with health care professionals using medical assisting skills in internship experiences
  • Prepare for national certification exam to become CMA (certified medical assistant)
  • Prerequisite: Medical Assisting 1
    (DOE COURSE: HEALTH SCIENCE EDUCATION I-5282)
CAREER FOCUS
  • Students will be prepared to seek employment as a medical assistant or office assistant in offices and clinics, and/or further their education in a medical career

Earn up to 15 college credits
National Health Careers Assoc. Clinical Medical Assisting (CCMA) certification available
1st year costs = $40 lab fee, scrub uniform, clinic shoes & watch
2nd year costs = $80 lab fee Seniors who qualify for internships will need TB test, flu shot, and background history check