Certificate Course Description: MEA 0005

MEA 0005 Medical Assisting I
Prerequisite: TABE, high school diploma or equivalency degree. The first of two sequential courses, this course is designed specifically for entry-level job training and will orient individuals to a multitude of basic skills for employment in a physician's office, ambulatory care centers, clinics or hospitals. Examples of skills needed are secretarial practices and procedures, introduction to computers, medical transcription, examining room technique, X-ray safety and laboratory procedures. Applicants are encouraged to type 25 words per minute or be familiar with a computer keyboard.