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Diploma in Medical Assisting

A medical assistant school in the Kansas City metro area - Zona Rosa

Medical Assistant Certification School

National American University's Diploma in Medical Assisting program at its school in Kansas City (Zona Rosa) 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 (866) 628-1288 or visit the Zona Rosa (Kansas City) campus page.

Kansas City Medical Assistant Program
Kansas City Medical Assisting School
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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 like the flexibility of class times. It works well with my schedule and family. The instructors are great and have encouraged me to finish!" Donna Joy (student)

Gainful Employment Disclosures

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 Zona Rosa

National American University’s Zona Rosa campus is conveniently located in the Zona Rosa outdoor shopping center in the northland region of Kansas City. The Zona Rosa campus has been serving students in western Missouri since 2005, and is the northern-most campus of four NAU locations in the KC metro area. In addition to its strong business, legal studies, information technology, and allied health curriculum, the Zona Rosa campus offers an Associate of Science in Nursing degree, which is taught in a state-of-the-art facility where students practice hands-on learning. Located at Interstate 29 and Barry Road, approximately four miles from the Kansas City International Airport, the Zona Rosa campus is easily accessible from all major traffic arteries and the city’s bus service.

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