Medical Assisting Technology
Medical Assisting is a multi-skilled allied health profession whose practitioners work primarily in ambulatory settings such as medical offices and clinics. The NEMCC Medical Assisting Program provides students with a complete educational experience required to be successful in the field of Medical Assisting.
Students are provided with opportunities to learn and develop competencies in performing administrative and clinical duties. Integrated educational activities include lecture, laboratory activities, case studies, and hands-on externship experience.
The mission of the NEMCC Medical Assisting Program is to prepare medical assistants who excel in knowledge, skill, and professionalism required by employers and the medical community.
The goals of the NEMCC Medical Assisting Program are to produce graduates who will:
- demonstrate competencies in the knowledge, skills, and behaviors required of an entry- level Medical Assistant.
- practice health and safety policies and procedures necessary to the establishment of a safe working environment.
- display effective oral, written, and technical communication skills.
- show a commitment to professional growth, development, and life-long learning.
- develop community and ethical knowledge while providing health care services to diverse populations.
- be prepared to successfully pass the AAMA national certification exam.