Medical Assistants are integral members of the health care delivery team performing administrative tasks and basic clinical procedures. The SCI Medical Assistant program has been designed to provide students with the administrative training, clinical knowledge and skills required for employment in this capacity. Creating well trained staff able to multi-task and meet a variety of challenges allows our students to succeed in today’s healthcare industry. Program curriculum teaches students to understand and use medical language; perform general office procedures, prepare medical records, reports, case histories, machine dictation, schedule medical appointments, doctors-patient communication, prepare/maintain confidential medical records, prepare financial statements, follow billing procedures including medical/insurance billing, promote safety, work in a safe manner, maintain inventory, plan/initiate procedural set ups including those required for patient preparation and maintenance for supplies and equipment; perform simple diagnostic procedures such as vital signs; and collect patient specimens as required.
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We are accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) and approved by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).
*Based on graduates from July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016 who were placed in their field or a related field in
accordance with reporting guidelines for the Council on Occupational Education.
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