MEDA 124
Administrative Medical Assisting
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance in to the CRC Medical Assisting Program
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is designed to introduce the medical assisting student to the administrative responsibilities encountered in an ambulatory clinic. Typical administrative topics covered include patient reception, scheduling, telephone procedures, documentation and reporting, records management including HIPAA regulations, screening/processing mail, equipment and supply inventory, practice finances, coding and bookkeeping principles.