Associate's Degree in Medical Assisting
Associate's Degree in Medical Assisting - Bakersfield Campus
If you want to be a member of a professional healthcare team, the Medical Assisting program in Bakersfield can prepare you for an exciting career in the medical field.
General duties of a medical assistant include preparing patients for treatment, assisting physicians with treatment, and preparing and sterilizing instruments. In addition to the clinical responsibilities, Medical Assisting students will learn how to operate EKG equipment. A strong emphasis is also placed on medical office courses like front office management, document coding, insurance forms and medical terminology. Learn how to effectively integrate and balance clinical and administrative duties with SBBCollege’s Medical Assisting program in Bakersfield.
What to expect in Bakersfield's Medical Assisting program...
Bakersfield's medical assisting associate's degree curriculum:
- Medical Terminology
- Medical Document Coding
- Electronic Health Records
- Drug Fundamentals and Administration
- Body Systems I, II & III
Upon course completion, students will be qualified for employment in a medical office, clinic, hospital or insurance billing office. Graduates are qualified and strongly encouraged to sit for a national certification test to become Registered Medical Assistants. If you're ready to take charge of your future and learn about medical assisting programs in California, contact Santa Barbara Business College! Contact us now for more information about our Medical Assisting associate's degree today!
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