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medical assisting

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Students will be trained in the management and treatment of ailments required for employment in ambulatory settings, such as physicians' offices, clinics, group practices and hospitals. The course will focus on a wide spectrum of subjects like deciphering EKGs and X-rays, administering first aid, sterilizing and caring for surgical instruments and performing administrative office tasks like coding and billing.

This is a one year program for seniors. Students will have the opportunity to earn up to four credits per year in CTE or a combination of CTE and integrated academic credit for English, math and science.

Sample units of study include anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, math for medications, foundations for healthcare, administrative practices and first aid/CPR.

Career opportunities include physicians' offices, urgent care & clinics, hospitals and group practices.


Medical Assisting Teacher

Lynda Chester lchester@boces.com

Health Occupations Coordinator:

Nichole Workman nworkman@boces.com

Handbook:

Bohlen Technical Center