Medical Assisting

Wake Technical Community College

Medical Assisting

Raleigh, North Carolina

Diploma
Hybrid
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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting program covers a range of essential skills, including appointment scheduling, insurance account coding, billing, and laboratory procedures. Students also learn about legal and ethical aspects of patient care.

Skills Taught:

  • Scheduling appointments
  • Coding and processing insurance accounts
  • Billing, collections, and computer operations
  • Assisting with examinations and treatments
  • Performing routine laboratory procedures
  • Electrocardiography
  • Supervised medication administration
  • Legal and ethical issues associated with patient care

Program Features:

  • Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Offers a one-year diploma and a two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree
  • Apprenticeships available through WakeWorks
  • Infection/Hazard Control course in the first semester
  • Prepares students for credentialing exams such as CMA-AAMA or RMA-AMT
  • Focuses on occupational safety and health protocols
  • Opportunity to take the American Association of Medical Assistants' (AAMA) certification examination.

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

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

The program length options for the Medical Assisting program at Wake Tech are:

  • One-year diploma program
  • Two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree program

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About Wake Technical Community College

Wake Technical Community College is the largest community college in North Carolina, serving more than 74,000 adults annually. With nine campuses, two training centers, and a comprehensive array of online learning options, the college offers a diverse range of certificate and associate degree programs in various fields.

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