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Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

This continuing education certificate prepares students to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam. The first class in this series is a hybrid course that will meet for half of the hour in person and half the hours online. The second and third classes in the series is offered online.  All students must take the Work Key Assessment Tests and pass with a score of minimum score of 4 in all three categories (reading comprehension, basic math, and locating information). To qualify for this certification, student must complete the following courses:

  • HTH-5000 Introduction to Healthcare
  • HTH-5440 Basic Medical Office Administration 1
  • HTH-5450 Basic Medical Office Administration 2

HTH-5000 Introduction to Healthcare

Are you looking for a career in healthcare? Obtain the tools to develop the personal, professional and workplace skills necessary to succeed in today's healthcare industry. Learn the healthcare system, its structure, laws, ethics, economics and patient care skills. You have the opportunity to learn and practice hands on patient care skills in our health education laboratories. The course ends with an overview of the most in demand healthcare career fields. Textbook required. Important note: Content is presented in the classroom, health laboratory and online settings. You will be required to meet in the classroom on the days shown and work in the online classroom for additional hours.

 

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HTH-5440 Basic Medical Office Administration 1

Do you have what it takes? Medical administrative assistants are the first contact point for patients in medical offices. This course prepares students for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam with in depth coverage of essential administrative competencies to include training, knowledge and skills in: professional and career responsibilities, interpersonal communications, records management, and written communication. Textbook required.

Prerequisite: HTH -5000, Introduction to Healthcare. Students must successfully complete the WorkKeys Assessment given in the CSM Testing Center with a minimum score of 4 on all three tests.

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HTH-5450 Basic Medical Office Administration 2

Do you have what it takes? Medical administrative assistants are the first contact point for patients in medical offices. This course prepares students for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam with in depth coverage of essential administrative competencies to include training, knowledge and skills in: professional and career responsibilities, interpersonal communications, records management, and written communication. Textbook required.

Prerequisite:HTH-5440, Medical Office Administration 1.

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