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Health Care

Prepare to work in a range of health care jobs through short-term training or take advanced courses to expand your skill set and advance your career.


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Course Descriptions

Clinical Medical Assistant Course (CCMA)**
This is a 176-hour course combining lecture and lab. This course includes: infection control, vital signs, anthropometric measurements, C.P.R., patient exam room set-up, various routes of medication administration, wound care, aseptic technique for clinical situations, phlebotomy, pulmonary function testing, and EKG monitoring. Prerequisites for this course: Must have successfully completed the Medical Office Administrative Staff Training Course - or - present proof of a minimum of 1-year experience in a medical office and a HS diploma or GED. Upon completion of this course, student will be eligible to take the NHA certification examination in Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA). For additional requirements please call Joyce Chambers at (704) 878-4311.

Medical Office Administrative Staff Training (MOAST)**
Entry level class to prepare students for the national certification exam: Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA). Content includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, billing and coding, EHR training, details of insurance, office practices and procedures and more.  This class is a prerequisite for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant class.  Prerequisites: HS Diploma/GED is required to sit for the certification exam.  Students will be responsible for two books purchased through the campus bookstore.

Medical Coding & Billing Refresher**  NEW!
This is an exam preparation course designed for students that have either completed an advanced medical coding class or those that have professional coding experience.  Emphasis will be placed on medical terminology, ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS to prepare students to sit for the CPC exam.

Students should bring current ICD-10, CPT (AMA) and HCPCS II to the first day of class.  This course is not for the beginner.  Prerequisite: HS Diploma/GED, completion of Advanced Medical Coding or professional coding experience.

Medical Coding: Basic**
Entry level with emphasis placed on Anatomy & Physiology. Prerequisite: HS Diploma/GED.

Medical Coding: Advanced**
Prepares an individual to take the Certified Professional Coder exam. Prerequisites: Medical Coding Basic, HS Diploma/GED.

Nurse Assistant I**
Train to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills for the elderly and other adults. Program has special registration requirements and class size is limited to 20 students per class. For requirements call (704) 878-4311.

Nurse Assistant l Hybrid** 
Train to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills for the elderly and other adults. Program has special registration requirements and class size is limited to 20 students per class. For requirements call (704) 878-4311.

Nurse Assistant Refresher** 
Review and prepare for the revised NA State Exam. Designed for students who let their NA I certification expire within the last 3 years. Call (704) 878-4311 for registration instructions.

Phlebotomy**
This course provides theory and clinical experiences needed for the proper collection of blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Emphasis is placed on ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety and universal precautions, health care delivery systems, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen collection. Upon completion, students should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for specimen collections on patients in various health care settings and may be eligible for national certification as phlebotomy technicians. Please call Joyce Chambers for course requirements at (704) 878-4311.

**Prerequisite(s) and/or special requirement(s) apply to registration.


Contact
Joyce Chambers, Administrative Assistant
(704) 878-4311
jchambers@mitchellcc.edu

 

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