Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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AH 101 - Medical Assistant I: Administrative

3 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Medical Assistant Certificate program.

Course Description: Covers a variety of topics including the role and scope of the medical assistant in a clinical front office environment. This includes an overview of recordkeeping, documentation and Electronic Health Records software. Students will be responsible for knowing insurance and billing, patient scheduling, and screening for patient check in are also included.

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • CLO#1: Identify and describe the role and scope of the Medical Assistant.
  • CLO#2: Perform entry-level administrative functions of medical assisting including patient check-in, screening, and completion of relevant documents for appointments. (ILO: Information Literacy)
  • CLO#3: Demonstrate and describe key principles of managed care, insurance plans, and current procedural coding systems.
  • CLO#4: Demonstrate medical record management and documentation.
  • CLO#5: Perform entry-level billing functions in an electronic medical record.

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