• New Vision Health

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    Target Student: Grade 12
    Course Length: 1 year
    Credits: Pending program approval
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    Medical Assisting

    Teachers at Charles H. Bohlen Jr. Technical Center:
    Lynda Chester
     

    Health Occupations Coordinator:

    Cynthia Lapp

    Medical Assisting  (Bohlen Technical Center)

    The primary objective of the Medical Assisting Program is to train students 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.

     

    Sample Units of Study:

    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Medical Terminology
    • Math & Math for Medications
    • Foundations for Healthcare
    • Administrative Practices
    • First Aid/CPR

     

    Career Opportunities:

    • Physicians' Offices
    • Urgent Care & Clinics
    • Hospitals
    • Group Practices

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Last Modified on September 29, 2017