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Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
The VWCC Certified Medical Administrative Assistant program offers the skills needed to prepare students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the health care industry. Medical Administrative Assistants, Medical Secretary, and Medical Records Clerks are all positions in great demand.
The 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 students with a well-rounded introduction to medical administration so that a student can gain the necessary skills required to obtain a medical administrative assistant position in the health care field.
Students in the program will have the opportunity to become certified as a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA). As a CMAA a student may qualify for a variety of positions in the healthcare field including:
- Medical Secretary
- Patient Registration
- Patient Representative
- Patient Scheduling
- Medical Records Clerk
For information on how to enroll in the class and possible funding assistance contact:
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Location: Thomas Center - Ground Floor
3074 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015