Medical Assistant Program at Southern Maine Community College (SMCC)
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Medical Assistant Program
The medical assistant program at Southern Maine Community College prepares students for careers as a medical assistant, clinical medical assistant, specialized medical assistant, medical receptionist, front office administration, clinical supervisor, medical office manager, and health services manager. The program focuses on providing medical office administrative services and performing clinical duties. Program courses include: basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical law and ethics, patient psychology and communications, medical office procedures, and clinical diagnostics, examination, testing and treatment procedures. Get more details below including other Maine colleges that offer medical assistant program.
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Students Enrolled in the Medical Assistant Program
Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. SMCC offers an associate's degree program in medical assistant.
Students by Gender (2010-2011)
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Career Options for GraduatesStudents who have completed the Medical Assistant program at SMCC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
- Career Outlook & Projects ():
According to the BLS, medical assistants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 30.9% from 2010 to 2020
Medical Equipment Preparers
Prepare, sterilize, install, or clean laboratory or healthcare equipment. May perform routine laboratory tasks and operate or inspect equipment.
Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Other schools offering Medical Assistant Programs in Maine
Medical Assistant programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.
C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
|York County Community College|
|Central Maine Community College|
26 students completed this program
|Kennebec Valley Community College|
16 students completed this program
|Eastern Maine Community College|
21 students completed this program
|Washington County Community College|
15 students completed this program
|Northern Maine Community College|
Presque Isle, ME
7 students completed this program