Administrative Medical Assistant
Free Online Information Session – February 6, 2021 at 10 AM. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for Zoom link.
Cost: $1,299 (includes certification exam, exam preparation materials, and certificate of completion, textbook(s) purchased separately)
Payment Plan – $649 due at registration, $325 due on TBD, $325 due on TBD
Schedule: Saturdays, 12 PM – 3 PM, February 27, 2021 – June 26, 2021
Description: Administrative Medical Assistants are key members of the healthcare team. In general, they are the patients’ first contact upon entering the medical office or clinic, and they play a valuable role in providing a positive experience for the patient. The duties of the Administrative Medical Assistant include greeting patients, scheduling appointments, entering demographic and insurance information into the practices’ electronic health records software, answering phones, assigning medical codes, processing insurance, and patient check-in and check-out.
This fully online program is taught by a live-instructor, in real-time, in a virtual classroom using Zoom technology. Class time is engaging, and students are given opportunities to interact with their instructor and fellow students.
Topics covered include medical terminology, electronic health records, compliance, law and ethics, office policies and procedures, insurance and medical billing, scheduling, patient intake and checkout, communication, and patient education.
National certification exam through the National Healthcareer Association and exam preparation materials are included with the program.
Must be 18+ years. A high school diploma or GED is required for NHA certification. Students will need to have access to internet, PC, laptop, or tablet and access to a printer in order to participate.