Certificate in Health Information Technology-Medical/Clinical Assistant

Health Information Technology-Medical/Clinical Assistant (Cert)

This certificate of achievement is designed as a program for student’s interest in the field of medical assisting. Medical/Clinical assistants are taught administrative, as well as clinical job duties. Administrative responsibilities can include answering the phone, scheduling appointments, collecting money, scheduling referral appointments, billing, and coding. Clinical responsibilities can include rooming patients and recording reasons for visits, drawing blood, administering shots, prepping and assisting providers in office surgeries, patient education, and stocking supplies in the exam rooms. Medical/Clinical Assistants work in doctor’s offices or clinics. Your certificate exhibits commitment to your professional and personal growth.

Health Information Technology Requirements Credit Hours
ALH 116 Medical Terminology 3
HIT 140 Pathopharmacology for Health Information Technology 3
HIT 170 Electronic Health Records 3
HIT 180 Anatomy and Physiology for Health Information Technology 3
HIT 270 Medical Assistant Office Procedures 3
HIT 280 Medical Assistant Clinical Procedures 3
HIT 290 Medical Assistant Laboratory Procedures 3
HIT 299 Medical Assistant Practicum 3
Certificate Totals Credit Hours
Total Hours Required 24

All courses approved by the Curriculum Committee are done so on a provisional basis. There will be a review of the course/program during the first year it is the course catalog to see if it meets the expectations of the division and curriculum committee.