Medical Assisting

City College of San Francisco

Medical Assisting

San Francisco, California

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Program equips students with essential administrative and clinical skills for roles in medical offices and clinics. The focus is on managing patient records, scheduling appointments, and assisting physicians with basic medical tasks. Graduates are prepared for a variety of job opportunities in outpatient facilities.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Administrative duties like computer applications and billing activities
  • Clinical tasks such as taking medical histories and basic laboratory tests

Features Offered:

  • Cross-training in administrative and clinical responsibilities
  • Employment opportunities in medical offices and clinics

The Medical Administrative Assisting Program emphasizes medical-clerical tasks and management skills in healthcare settings. The program focuses on administrative procedures specific to the medical field, enhancing communication and professionalism.

The Medical Assisting Certificate of Achievement Program trains students in administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures in medical environments. Accredited by CAAHEP, graduates are eligible to apply for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam.

The Medical Biller Certificate of Achievement Program teaches billing procedures for medical offices, emphasizing medical billing skills and computer applications. Students receive training in medical billing procedures and computer applications specific to medical billing.

Tuition: How Much Does City College of San Francisco's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

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Program Length: How Long Is City College of San Francisco's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The program length for Medical Assisting Certificate Program at CCSF is 3 semester program with a total of 53.5 - 58.5 units to complete.

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