Medical Assisting C.A.

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Medical Assisting C.A.

Department: Health Information Management

Total Credit Hours: 44-45

Required Courses

SubjectCourseTitleCredits
General Education Requirements (15-16 credits) 
Mathematics MAT 098 or Beginning Algebra or 3-4
MAT 105 Applied Math *
Communication ENG 101  English Composition I 3
SPE 110 Interpersonal Communication 3
Social Science HIS 101 or US History to 1877 or 3
HIS 102 or US History since 1877  or
HIS 115 or US History Since 1945 or
HIS 270  History of Missouri 
Elective CPT 103 Microcomputer Applications 3
Core Course Requirements (29 credits)
  HIM 110 Medical Terminology 3
HIM 140 Anatomy & Physiology for Allied Health 5
HIM 141  Pathophysiology 3
MDA 115 Pharmacology & Admin. of Meds # 3
MDA 120 Administrative Procedures # 3
MDA 121 Medical Insurance & Billing # 3
MDA 140 Procedures in a Clinical Setting # 3
HIM 238 Healthcare Legal & Ethical Issues 3
  MDA 150 Medical Assistant Clinical Externship(8wk)# 3
Total Required Hours: 44-45 credits

(#) Program requirement prior to any MDA course work- Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

(*) Must assess into MAT 098 or complete developmental courses necessary to meet the requirements

Suggested Schedule Planning

SubjectCourseTitleCredits
First Semester (15-16 credits)
ENG 101  English Composition I  3
CPT 103 Microcomputer Applications 3
SPE 110 Interpersonal Communication 3
Choose one: HIS 101, 102, 115, or 270 3
MAT 098 or Beginning Algebra or 3-4
MAT 105 Applied Math *
Second Semester (14 credits)
HIM 110 Medical Terminology 3
HIM 140 Anatomy & Physiology for Allied Health 5
HIM 141 Pathophysiology 3
MDA 115 Pharmacology & Admin. of Meds # 3
Third Semester (12 credits)
MDA 120 Administrative Procedures # 3
MDA 121 Medical Insurance & Billing #  3
MDA 140 Procedures in a Clinical Setting # 3
HIM 238 Healthcare Legal & Ethical Issues 3
Fourth Semester (3 credits)
MDA 150 Medical Assist. Clinical Externship (8 wks)# 3
Total Hours Required for Graduation: 44-45 credits

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