The Medical Assisting curriculum prepares multi-skilled health care professionals qualified to perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures. Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, coding and processing insurance accounts, billing, collections, computer operations; assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, electrocardiography, supervised medication administration; and ethical/legal issues associated with patient care. Graduates of CAAHEP-accredited medical assisting programs may be eligible to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistants’ Certification Examination to become Certified Medical Assistants. Employment opportunities include physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations, health departments, and hospitals.
The Nash Community College Medical Assisting Diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board.
MED Graduate Outcomes
|Admission Date||Retention %||Admission Date||Job Placement %||Graduation Date||Exam Passage %|
|5 Year Avg.||77.11||5 Year Avg.||73.44||5 Year Avg.||96.00|
A minimum grade of “C” is required for non-MED courses and a minimum grade of “B” is required for MED-courses identified in the Medical Assisting plan of study.
- Nancy Worsinger
Department Chair, Allied Health/Professor
- Phone: 252-451-8383
- Location: 2114