Certificate Course Description: MEA 0006

MEA 0006 Medical Assisting II
Prerequisite: MEA 0005. This course is an intensive course and a continuation of some of the skills presented in Medical Assisting I. It is designed specifically for entry-level job training and will orient students to a multitude of basic skills for employment in a physician's office, ambulatory care centers, clinics or hospitals. examples of these skills 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.