The Administrative Medical Assisting certificate from Community College of Vermont prepares students for administrative duties in a health care setting. Students will develop the skills and knowledge required to effectively perform health care office functions including patient scheduling, insurance and reimbursement procedures, and office recordkeeping, while adhering to legal and ethical standards in the field. Students who complete the Administrative Medical Assisting certificate can apply those courses to Community College of Vermont’s Health Science AS program. You will be required to pass a criminal background check before enrolling in the Administrative Medical Assisting, which are required to complete this certificate.
Students who complete the certificate will be able to:
Apply basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and disease processes of the human body to effectively communicate with patients and providers;
Employ basic knowledge of law and ethics as they pertain to a medical office;
Perform basic medical office functions including patient scheduling, insurance and reimbursement procedures, basic coding, accounting, and bookkeeping; andexplore pathways and demonstrate preparedness for educational and career development in the student’s field of study.
The Administrative Medical Assistant program is made up of 30 total credits. Courses include English composition, medical terminology, medical billing and coding, a medical administration internship, and more.