Medical Assisting

Davidson-Davie Community College

Medical Assisting

Lexington, North Carolina

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting program at Davidson-Davie Community College focuses on teaching students a range of skills essential for a career in health care. The curriculum covers administrative skills like scheduling appointments, insurance processing, billing, and computer operations, as well as clinical skills such as assisting with examinations, performing laboratory procedures, electrocardiography, and medication administration under supervision. Students also gain knowledge of ethical and legal issues related to patient care.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Administrative Skills: Scheduling appointments, insurance processing, billing, collections, computer operations
  • Clinical Skills: Assisting with examinations/treatments, routine laboratory procedures, electrocardiography, supervised medication administration
  • Ethical/Legal Knowledge: Understanding ethical and legal issues in patient care

Program Features:

  • Preparation: Equips students with the abilities to perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory tasks
  • Certification: Eligibility for the Certified Medical Assistants exam from the American Association of Medical Assistants
  • Employment Opportunities: Pathways to work in physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations, and health departments

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Tuition: How Much Does Davidson-Davie Community College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

From Davidson-Davie Community College's website

The Medical Assisting program at Davidson-Davie Community College offers a Diploma program that costs $5,092 or less for the total credit hours. This cost is exclusive of student fees. In addition to tuition, students are required to pay fees amounting to $386.25. Please note that these costs are subject to change and may vary based on the number of credits taken per quarter.

Program Length: How Long Is Davidson-Davie Community College's Medical Assisting Diploma Program?

The program length for the Medical Assisting Diploma program at Davidson-Davie Community College is 43 credit hours.

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About Davidson-Davie Community College

Davidson-Davie Community College is a public institution in Thomasville, North Carolina. 

The college offers over 40 programs of study, including associate degrees and certificate programs in fields such as advanced manufacturing, allied health, and zoo and aquarium science. Davidson-Davie also has a strong focus on entrepreneurship and small business development.

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