Mayland Community College Medical Assisting students finished up their course work and held a pinning ceremony on July 13. The Medial Assisting program prepares multi-skilled health care professionals who can perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures. Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, coding and processing insurance accounts, billing, collections, medical transcription, computer operations, assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, electrocardiography, supervised medical administration, and ethical/legal issues associated with patient care. Graduates of CAAHEP-accredited medical assisting programs may be eligible to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistants’ Certification Examination to become Certified Medical Assistants. Employment opportunities include physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations, health departments, and hospitals.
Students pictured from bottom to top are Annah-Jill Ruppard, Sarah Aldridge, Samantha Hoyle, Tiffany Tibbetts Mcmahan, Autumn Brewer, Taylor Hollifield, Lily Schell, Teri Ollis, Taylor Mckinney, Katie Grindstaff, Journee Glenn, Cassey Swann, Santana Buchanan, and Haley Wilson. For more information on programs offered at MCC visit www.mayland.edu.