Medical Assisting

Nash Community College

Medical Assisting

Rocky Mount, North Carolina

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting program at Nash Community College equips students with essential skills for administrative and clinical roles in health care. Students learn a range of skills from scheduling appointments to performing routine laboratory procedures.

Skills Taught:

  • Scheduling appointments
  • Coding and processing insurance accounts
  • Handling billing and collections
  • Understanding computer operations
  • Assisting with examinations/treatments
  • Performing routine laboratory procedures
  • Understanding electrocardiography
  • Performing supervised medication administration
  • Examining ethical/legal issues associated with patient care

Career Opportunities:

  • Eligibility for the American Association of Medical Assistants Certification Examination
  • Opportunities in physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations, health departments, and hospitals

Program Features:

  • Selective admissions process
  • Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • High job placement rate for graduates

Major Core Courses:

  • Administrative office procedures
  • Exam room procedures
  • Laboratory procedures
  • Clinical practicum
  • Medical legal issues
  • Basic anatomy & physiology
  • Medical coding, billing & insurance
  • General psychology

General Education Courses:

  • Intro. to communications
  • Writing and inquiry
  • Quantitative literacy
  • Humanities/fine arts core elective
  • University transfer success

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Tuition: How Much Does Nash Community College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

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Program Length: How Long Is Nash Community College's Medical Assisting Diploma Program?

The program length for the Medical Assisting Diploma program at Nash Community College is 42 credit hours/ 3 semesters to complete.

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About Nash Community College

Nash Community College is a public two-year post-secondary educational institution located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. 

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