General courses cover basic word roots, common suffixes and prefixes, terms of medical conditions, medical terminology, healthcare diagnostic terms, customer services, computer skills, and administrative skills. Administrative Medical assistants take care of the nonmedical aspects of the practice by completing paperwork, filing records, handling insurance, performing billing and bookkeeping, answering phones, and more. This course work prepares individuals for entry-level jobs as a Medical Administrative Assistant with key emphases on details. Graduates may find suitable employment with hospitals, private practices, emergency rooms, clinics, and in the newest healthcare facilities in this modern era of health care. Upon completion of this program students will be able to check in patients at the front desk, answer the phone, schedule patients for the proper appointment, interview patients for case histories in advance of appointments, compile medical records and charts, process insurance payments, operate computer software and office equipment, transfer lab results to the appropriate clinician, maintain supplies and appearance for the office.
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