EOC Medical Assistant Program


The Allied Health/Medical Assisting Program provides training for students to become multi-skilled health care professionals.  The program offers both the administrative skills required for front office duties—greeting patients, filing and updating medical records, scheduling appointments, handling correspondence and medical billing—and the clinical skills required to render basic patient care—taking medical histories, recording vital signs, preparing patients for examinations, and assisting the physician during an examination.  In addition the program provides training in CPR , basic first aid, and OSHA guidelines. Upon completion of this program, students will be proficient in working in a vast number of health care settings such as:  physician’s offices, medical laboratories, hospitals, and clinics. 


The DACUM Research Chart for Medical Assistant defines the competencies of the Medical Assistant as follows:

  • Perform Front Office Administrative Functions
  • Maintain Patient Chart Documentation
  • Obtain Vital Signs
  • Perform Lab Procedures
  • Perform Direct Patient Care
  • Maintain Patient Hygiene
  • Manage Medications
  • Perform Back Office Administrative Functions
  • Pursue Continuous Medical Education

Cycle I

Medical Office Procedures I
Word Processing for the Medical Office
Computer Speed Development 
Medical Terminology 
Introduction to Health Insurance 

Cycle II

Medical Office Procedures II 
Computer Speed Development 
Anatomy and Physiology 
Patient Billing
Clinical Skills 

Cycle III

Work Experience/
Medical Externship
Career Readiness Workshops
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