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Course Description:

This course is designed to teach the basics of the three aspects of Medical Assisting: Clinical, Administrative and Laboratory. Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, insurance coding and billing, medical transcription, assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures and ethical and legal issues. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Exam. Blue Ridge Community College is an approved NHA test site.

Registration Information and Student Handbook – Medical Assistant Entry Level

Enrollment requirements:

1. The student must be 18 years old.

2. IDs required (names must match on both):

a. A Signed Social Security Card (paper card, non-laminated), or letter from Social Security Office stating that card has been requested.

b. Current Driver’s License or government-issued picture ID.

c. High school diploma or GED.

3. Registration form completed during appointment.

4. A statement will be signed at registration to confirm that the student received and had an opportunity to review Student Handbook.

5. Course fees are due at the time of registration.

Course schedule:

View Medical Assistant Entry Level Course Schedule

View Registration Information – Allied Health Programs

 

Contact Us

Blue Ridge Community College
Allied Health Program Office and Registration:

Heather Stewart
Allied Health Program Coordinator
(828) 694-1761
hn_stewart@blueridge.edu

Sheila Merrill
Allied Health Program Specialist and Registration
(828) 694-1748
sl_merrill@blueridge.edu

 

Technical Standards

Students enrolling in these programs must meet specific emotional, behavioral, physical, and cognitive standards. This information is found in Technical Standards. Students qualifying for special accommodations to these standards must contact Disability Services at (828) 694-1813 for more information.