Mayland Community College Medical Assisting students held their pinning ceremony on July 13.
Mayland’s Medical Assisting curriculum prepares multi-skilled health care professionals who are qualified to 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, like the one offered at Mayland, 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.
Mayland Community College will hold registration for the fall curriculum semester on August 13. For more information visit www.mayland.edu or call 828-766-1234.
Front row from left to right are Holly Poole, Rachel Washburn, Corey Robinson, Sandra Hoilman, and April Carroll. On the second row are Alicia Buchanan, Brandi Foxx, Jordan Honeycutt, Logan Johnson, Kayla Childress, and Ashley Ramey. On the third Row are Amber Hensley, Casey Jones, and Samantha Shook.