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Medical Assisting - Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes ​

Upon successful completion of the Medical Assisting Program students will be able to :  


  • Demonstrate professionalism and ethical behavior.
  • Recognize and respond to verbal and non-verbal communication, and use appropriate communication techniques.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and use appropriate medical terminology for the different body systems, illnesses and injuries associated with those systems, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • Apply principles of infection control and use appropriate medical terminology aseptic technique.
  • Perform clinical responsibilities ,including preparing patients for examination and procedures, preparing and administering medications as directed ,collecting and processing specimens ,recognizing emergencies ,and performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR) and first aid.
  • Demonstrate the ability to assist in minor surgical procedures.
  • Perform Administrative procedures that include telephone techniques ,appointment scheduling ,record management, and insurance billing procedures.
  • Accurately complete bookkeeping, banking and financial procedures.
  • Demonstrate skills related word processing, processing of insurance claims and simulated computerized medical office applications.
  • Develop a professional portfolio and identify as a career plan that includes potential job leads ,networking contacts, job search schedule and a five year goal.