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Online Medical Assisting Course

Medical Assistant Course Outline

You can learn all the skills you need to know to start a new career in Medical Assisting. Your online medical assisting course training will include medical terminology, concepts in human anatomy, HIPAA guidelines, how to prepare and process medical paperwork, minor medical procedures, and the administration of medicines.

Here's an overview of the custom learning materials and bonus items you'll receive in your course.

Course Outline

Unit 1


  1. World of Healthcare
  2. Tour of the Medical Front Office
  3. Introduction to Medical Terminology
  4. Medical Records
  5. Emergencies in the Medical Office
  6. Medical Equipment and Supplies
  7. Interpersonal Skills
Be Ready for your exams

Unit 2


  1. Introduction to Anatomy
  2. Anatomy: Landmarks and Divisions
  3. Vital Signs
  4. Safety in the Medical Office
  5. Medical Insurance 101
  6. Electronic Records
  7. Patient Exam

Unit 3


  1. Ethical and Legal Issues
  2. Blood Testing
  3. Financial Management
  4. Nutrition 101
  5. Introduction to Psychology
  6. Smears and Cultures
  7. Urine Specimens

Unit 4


  1. Patient Therapies
  2. Pharmacology
  3. Assisting with Special Examinations
  4. Minor Surgical Procedures
  5. Preparing and Administering Medications
  6. Practicum

Additional Course Materials*

  • Medical Terminology Flashcards
  • Medical Terminology Audio
  • Medical Assistant Virtual Lab
  • Anatomy & Physiology Textbook
  • Quick Reference Guide to Medical Equipment
  • First Aid Supplement
  • Career Starter Guide
  • Blood Pressure Cuff
  • Stethoscope and Cover
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*Additional course materials will be delivered to you throughout your program.
†Provided in form of reimbursement when the following terms are met: Student submits receipt issued by NHA, has successfully completed the course and has paid tuition in full. Reimbursement is for up to $229 towards the cost of the CCMA or CMAA Certification Exam, practice test and study materials.