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Medical Assisting

Prepare to enter a profession ranked in the top 30 for projected employment growth between 2010 and 2020. The U.S. Labor Department projects a 29 percent growth in employment for medical assistants during the decade ending in 2022.

Medical assistants perform administrative and clinical procedures as members of the health care team. The Central Community College-Hastings Medical Assisting associate of applied science degree program covers all aspects of the profession including:

  • Administrative and business skills
  • Scheduling and receiving patients
  • Maintaining medical records
  • Correspondence
  • Insurance materials
  • Computer use
  • Clinical and medical skills
  • Assisting with examinations
  • Treatments and minor surgery
  • Office testing and laboratory procedures
  • Preparing and maintaining examination and treatment rooms
  • Sterilizing and caring for instruments and equipment

Please go to our online catalog for program requirements and course descriptions. Select the MEDA prefix when using the course filter tofind Medical Assisting courses.

Certification - Graduates of the CCC Medical Assisting  program are encouraged to take the AAMA certification exam.

The Central Community College Medical Assisting 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 Board (MAERB), Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, 727- 210-2350.

Contact CCC - Michel McKinney, CMA (AAMA), This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 402-461-2405 or 877-222-0780 today for more information.

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Written by Jim Strayer   
Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014 15:18