Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
Join one of the fastest growing industries in Hampton Roads
Health services is one of the fastest growing industries and medical assisting is the sixth fastest growing job in the U.S. according to the Department of Labor. The Certified Medical Administrative Assistants (CMAAs) certificate program, will qualify you for entry-level employment in hospitals, clinics, or physicians’ offices as a medical secretary, medical office assistant, medical office receptionist, medical services secretary or medical records file clerk.
(CMAA) Certified Medical Administrative Assistant Required Courses:
Medical Office Administrative Assistant (100 hours)
This course will prepare students for a career as a Medical Office Administrative Assistant. Students will learn the various office procedures, how to process and access patient information, as well as basic billing information.
Medical Terminology I & II (28 hours)
Learn to pronounce, write, define and use medical terms properly. Gain knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations through a systems approach, focusing on the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and cardiovascular systems. Learn to pronounce, write, define and use medical terms properly. Participants gain knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations through a systems approach, focusing on the lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine and reproductive systems.
CMAA Computer Concepts (12 hours)
Individuals will learn the computer concepts needed to work as a Medical Administrative Assistant. This course will cover topics in windows, word, excel, and outlook. Students will also get a basic understanding of electronic health records.
CMAA Exam Prep (10 hours)
This course will prepare students to take the National Healthcareer Association’s Certified Medical Administrative Assistant exam
Register for classes using the Thomas Nelson Workforce Development Online Registration System.