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Associate of Applied Science Medical Assisting degree program utilizes a combination of lecture and laboratory sessions, as well as a practicum following completion of required coursework, in order to prepare students for entry-level positions in ambulatory healthcare settings. Medical assistants perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by a physician. Graduates of accredited programs are eligible to take the national certification exam to become a Certified Medical Assistant CMA (AAMA) after the completion of your associate degree.
National American University’s Associate of Applied Science Medical Administrative Assistant degree program is designed to prepare your for entry-level administrative positions in a variety of healthcare settings. The program uses a combination of lecture and laboratory sessions to address administrative and general office topics in order to prepare students for entry level positions in health care. Medical administrative assistant’s duties may include greeting patients, setting appointments, scheduling hospital admissions, medical transcription, bill collections, office compliance and other general office procedures. Those with sufficient training and experience may become responsible for office management.
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