This comprehensive and fast paced course prepares you to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in outpatient or inpatient medical facilities. This program covers important background information on the medical assisting profession and interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances. This program is intended to provide you with a well-rounded introduction to medical administration so that you can gain the necessary skills required to obtain a medical administrative assistant position in the health care field. This program also meets the necessary requirements to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) - Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam which will be given in class. Textbook, materials and NHA exam voucher are included in tuition.