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Diploma in Medical Assisting

A medical assistant school in Austin

Medical Assistant Certification School

National American University's Diploma in Medical Assisting program from its school in Austin utilizes a combination of lecture and laboratory sessions, as well as a practicum following completion of required coursework, to prepare you for entry-level positions in ambulatory healthcare settings. Medical assistants perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a healthcare provider such as a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding 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 a healthcare provider. To learn more about program goals, learning outcomes, and course descriptions, view the undergraduate catalog.

To learn more about program goals, learning outcomes, and course descriptions, view the . For more information call (888) 628-8392 or visit the Austin - Undergraduate campus page.

Austin Medical Assistant School
Austin Medical Assistant Training
Austin Medical Assisting Program

Key Courses

  • Medical Law & Ethics
  • Medical Record Management
  • Laboratory Techniques I
  • Laboratory Techniques II
  • Clinical Science Lab I
  • Clinical Science Lab II
  • Clinical Science Lab III
  • Medical Office Procedures

Students in some programs may be required to take online classes and attend classes at different locations.

Certification Exam

Graduates of the Medical Assisting Diploma Program are able to sit for the following exams:

  • Register Medical Assistant (American Association for Medical Technologists)
  • National Certified Medical Assistant (National Center for Competency Testing)
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (National Healthcare Association)
  • Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (American Medical Certification Association)

 
"I would recommend NAU to my friends and family because I believe NAU has quality education, excellent academic environment, great instructors, and it is relatively affordable."
Andrew Njendga (student)

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To read disclosure information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information, select the type of student that best describes you.


About Austin

National American University’s Austin campus is conveniently located in the heart of the Austin metro area with easy access from North Mo Pac, Interstate-35 and MetroRail. Established in 2007, the Austin campus offers excellent degree programs in business, information technology, and allied health. Our faculty and staff are committed to providing higher education in a caring and supportive environment. More information about Austin and the surrounding area is available at the following sites:

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