Medical Assistant (MASST)

  • MASST 1130 
    Med Assistant Administrative Procedures

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to the profession and responsibilities of a medical assistant with an emphasis on basic administrative procedures and basic practice finances. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1110 with a grade of C or better or Computer Information Systems 1150 with a grade of C or better or Office Technology Information 1200 with a grade of C or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • MASST 1133 
    Health Insurance for Medical Assistants

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to billing, coding, and health care insurance as it relates to physician offices. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1110 with a grade of C or better or Computer Information Systems 1150 with a grade of C or better or Office Technology Information 1200 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • MASST 2211 
    Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Care

    3  credit hours

    Legal and ethical aspects of health care with an emphasis on patient's rights, confidentiality, liability, code of ethics, documentation, consent, release of information and standard of care as they apply to medical assisting. Prerequisite: Health Sciences 1110 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • MASST 2233 
    Pathophysiology for Med Assisting

    3  credit hours

    Study of functional changes that accompany injuries, disorders and disease states as they relate to medical assisting. Prerequisite: Anatomy & Physiology 1500 with a grade C or better or equivalent or Anatomy & Physiology 1551 and Anatomy & Physiology 1552 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, or Anatomy & Physiology 1571 and Anatomy & Physiology 1572 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • MASST 2237 
    Assisting With Medical Specialties

    3  credit hours

    Clinical skills required for medical assistants in a variety of physician specialty offices including emergency settings. Prerequisite: Medical Assistant 2233 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Medical Assistant 2233 or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • MASST 2239 
    Medical Assistant Clinical Procedures

    3  credit hours

    Study of clinical procedures performed by a medical assistant with an emphasis on medical asepsis, infection control, patient education, nutrition, health promotion, and basic clinical assessment. Prerequisite: Medical Assistant 2233 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Medical Assistant 2233 or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • MASST 2245 
    Workplace Developmt for Medicl Assistant

    2  credit hours

    Development of professionalism and communication skills for medical office personnel. Building effective relationships with patients, physicians, supervisors, and co-workers with an emphasis on successfully securing and retaining employment. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1110 with a grade of C or better or Computer Information Systems 1150 with a grade of C or better or Office Technology Information 1200 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (1 lecture, 2 lab hours)

  • MASST 2250 
    Medical Assistant Practicum

    3  credit hours

    Integrated clinical practice in medical assisting with a minimum of 180 clinical contact hours in a qualified medical office. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required.

  • MASST 2253 
    Certified Medical Assistant Exam Prep

    1  credit hour

    Designed to prepare the medical assistant to advance toward certification through the American Association of Medical Assisting (AAMA). Includes review of theory and skills required for medical assisting. Prerequisite: Medical Assistant 2250 or concurrent enrollment in Medical Assistant 2250 or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour)

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