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Medical Administrative Assistant
(MAA 111-811)

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  • Description
  • Training Objective
  • Programme Modules
The health care industry offers a variety of interesting career opportunities to graduates of the Medical Administrative Assistant Programme. Students will receive training which emphasizes the administrative and business aspects of managing a medical or dental office. Successful graduates can become an integral part of any health care facility, medical or dental office, as well as qualifying for several entry-level positions such as receptionist, health insurance claims processor, and medical records clerk, which are found in medical and dental offices, hospitals, clinics and insurance companies.

The programme runs for 9 months, and consists of 8 modules, with a total of 727 contact hours, which would accumulate 32 credits. Students will be assessed throughout the programme based on the five criteria set out in the student evaluation document. MAA students will develop administrative skills through a variety of media, electronic equipment, practice in using computers, and manipulation of various software programmes, which will familiarize them with the automation of a medical office.
They will also be trained in people skills, basic finance and accounting relative to a medical office/facility, basics of patient care and processing, some clinical aspects in medical assisting, medical terminology, and health insurance claims. Upon successful completion of these modules, students participate in an externship under the supervision of qualified physicians, where hands on experience and application of acquired knowledge and skills will be assessed

Module

Module Title

MAA 111

Computerized Office Environment

MAA 211

Medical Office Procedures & Customer Service

MAA 311

Dental Administrative Procedures

MAA411

Medical Office Finance

MAA 511

Medical/Health Insurance and Insurance Plans

MAA 611

Medical Terminology, Law and Ethics

MAA 711

Patient Processing and Assisting

MAA 811

Externship

 

 

MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
ELECTROCARDIOGRAM TECHNICIAN ECG
PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN
SURGICAL/OPERATING ROOM TECHNICIAN
CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT
DIALYSIS TECHNICIAN
MASSAGE THERAPY PROGRAMME
BIO-MEDICAL TECHNICIAN