National American University's Diploma in Medical Assisting program from its school in Colorado Springs 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 (855) 369-9397 or visit the Colorado Springs (North) campus page.
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- 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.
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)
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About Colorado Springs
National American University’s Colorado Springs campus is conveniently located in the heart of Colorado Springs. The
Colorado Springs campus has been serving students in the southern Colorado area since 1974, and has long been considered
one of NAU’s flagship campus locations. In addition to its strong business and information technology curriculum, the
Colorado Springs campus offers excellent medical degree programs in medical assisting, medical administrative assistant,
medical staff services, RN foundation courses, and healthcare management. Located at 1915 Jamboree Drive, Suite 185, at the
intersection of Chapel Hills Drive and Jamboree Drive, the Colorado Springs campus is easily accessible from Interstate 25 or
Academy Boulevard, and is convenient to downtown as well as all suburban areas and military bases.