Administrative Medical Assistant AAS

The need for trained medical office personnel in doctors’ offices, clinics, and hospitals continues to increase. This program provides advanced-level training to meet this growing employment need. Students will receive a significant part of their instruction in medical field experience in cooperation with local doctors’ offices or other medical facilities. Entry into Administrative Medical Assistant classes requires students to undergo a criminal background check before the beginning of the second semester or they will not be allowed to register. Instructions on how to initiate the background check procedure will be provided by the program advisor. Upon completion of the Administrative Medical Assistant program, students will:

  • Demonstrate employability skills and habits
  • Select and complete various medical documents
  • Schedule appointments and activities
  • Work effectively with a variety of medical professionals and agencies

Completion of a Technical Skills Assessment is required.

General Education Core

Written Communication
Select one of the following:3.00
COLLEGE WRITING
RESEARCH WRITING
COLLEGE WRITING AND RESEARCH
Oral Communication
Select one of the following:3.00
PRINCIPLES OF SPEECH
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Mathematical Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00
MATHEMATICS AS A LIBERAL ART
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS (or MATH-147A & MATH-147B)
CALCULUS I
STATISTICAL METHODS FOR THE SCIENCES
FOUNDATION OF ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II
MATH FOR BUSINESS ANALYSIS
MATH FOR TECHNOLOGY
Social & Behavioral Ways of Knowing
HRPT-185HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS3.00
or PSYC-101 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
Additional General Education Core
Select one of the following:3.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
SURVEY OF ART
SCIENCE FOR LIFE
PLANTS AND PEOPLE
HUMAN BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
THE CHEMISTRY OF DAILY LIFE
GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY
PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SYSTEMS
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1865
UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1865
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
THE ART AND HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARTS
ID 300A - 300T (see course descriptions for options)
HELLS CANYON INSTITUTE
SURVEY OF MUSIC
MUSIC IN AMERICA
WORLD MUSIC
HISTORY OF MUSICAL THEATER
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL SCIENCES
NATURAL SCIENCE FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATOR
GENERAL PHYSICS I
PHYS SCIENCES FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATORS
DESCRIPTIVE ASTRONOMY
ENGINEERING PHYSICS I
AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
CURRENT SOCIAL PROBLEMS
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
SURVEY OF THE THEATER
Total Credits15.00

Program Requirements

ACCPT-101BASIC ACCOUNTING I3.00
AHLTH-130INTRODUCTION TO ALLIED HEALTH2.00
CITPT-102COMPUTERIZED TEN-KEY1.00
CITPT-110BUSINESS COMPUTER SKILLS3.00
CITPT-212SPREADSHEETS AND DATATBASES IN BUSINESS3.00
GNBPT-122BUSINESS ENGLISH3.00
GNBPT-202FINANCIAL BUSINESS APPLICATIONS3.00
GNBPT-245BUSINESS WRITING3.00
HLTH-288BASIC FIRST AID/CPR/AED1.00
MEDPT-173MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY3.00
MEDPT-175ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING I3.00
MEDPT-251MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION I3.00
MEDPT-252CLINICAL EXPERIENCE3.00
MEDPT-259PATIENT RECORD SYSTEMS3.00
MEDPT-275MEDICAL CODING3.00
MGTPT-220SUPERVISION3.00
WRPPT-200WORD PROCESSING3.00
Completion of a Technical Skills Assessment is required
Total Credits46.00

Summary

General Education15
Program Requirements46
Total 61