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Overview

As a Medical Assistant trainee in Houston, you’ll start your labs in the first month (module) of the program, taking turns with other students to assume the role of either clinical medical assistant or patient. This helps you gain perspectives from both sides of the job.

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To help prepare for the work force, you get to wear blue scrubs and train with various types of equipment in your labs, such as:

  • Sphygmomanometers
  • Thermometers
  • Autoclaves
  • Microscopes
  • Injection modules
  • Phlebotomy modules

Included in the cost of tuition is the first attempt of the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam. (1,2)

(1)Additional requirements for licensure and/or certification may apply.
(2) Certain restrictions may apply.

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Community Involvement

Our graduates share their experiences of working in a doctor’s office and encourage you to apply yourself to be successful in an externship and when seeking employment.(1)

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Our Houston Campuses also believe in service to the community, and we routinely encourage participation in blood drives and bone marrow drives.

Our instructors take a genuine interest in our students. In fact, we host Student Appreciation Days to show our students that we value them and are excited to see them succeed. Each instructor brings unique life experiences to the classroom. Even the Department Chair gets to know as many students as possible on a personal level to make them feel welcome and appreciated.

(1)Employment is not guaranteed for students or graduates.

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Facilities

When you walk through the doors of our Webster college, you’ll notice a vibrant atmosphere of teamwork and encouragement. We’re tuned in to the Houston area’s healthcare and technological industries and we care about our students and graduates.

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In fact, we believe our caring atmosphere contributed to our college’s designation as one of only 15 schools across the U.S. to receive a 2010-2011 Award of Distinction from our accrediting body.

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CAMPUS OFFICE HOURS

Monday-Thursday 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM | Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM | Saturday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

PROGRAM DETAILS

Course List
Course # Course Name Lecture Hrs Lab Hrs Externship Qtr Credit Hrs
CD203  Career Development Fundamentals  20  0  0  1.00
CD204  Career Development Principles  20  0  0  1.00
GE116
 Written Communication  20  0  0  2.00
GE117
 Social Psychology  20  0  0  2.00
GE118  Speech Communication  20  0  0  2.00
GE119
 General Psychology  20  0  0  2.00
GE204
 Introduction to Algebra Part I  20  0  0  2.00
GE205  Introduction to Algebra Part II  20  0  0  2.00
HS111  Health Science Essentials  30  30  0  3.50
HS112  Health Science Business Procedures  30  30  0   3.50
HS114  Externship  0  0  160  6.00
HS115  Law, Ethics, and Therapeutic Communication  10  50  0  3.00
MA111
 Fundamentals of Medical Assisting  40  40  0  5.00
MA114  Medical Laboratory Procedures  30  30  0  3.50
MA115
 Specialty Exams, Urinalysis, and Microbiology  30  30  0  3.50
MA116  Pharmacology  15  15  0  2.00
MA118  Cardiac Specialty Procedures  20  20  0  2.50
MA119  Reimbursement  20  20  0  2.50
MA122
 Nervous and Digestive Systems  20  20  0  2.50
MA124  Coding and Billing  40  40  0  5.00
IMA133  Capstone and Certification Preparation  40  0  0  3.00
MA136  Healthcare Insurance Applications  20  20  0  2.50
MA139  Healthcare Insurance  15  15  0  2.00
Total  520  360 160 64
Program Summary

The Medical Assisting Diploma Program provides training in both administrative and clinical procedures, including the basic elements of coding for the healthcare and insurance industries. The objective of this Program is to prepare graduates for entry-level positions such as medical assistant, clinical or medical administrative assistant, insurance billing clerk, medical biller, collections and billing clerk, or medical receptionist in work locations such as hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, medical supply businesses, and home health agencies.

Program completion normally requires 12 months for full-time students. The Program is divided into 12 monthly academic periods (modules) comprised of 11 months of classroom and laboratory instruction and one externship period, which are delivered in a hybrid format. In the hybrid format, some courses are delivered residentially and some courses are delivered via distance education (i.e., on-line).

In order to be eligible for the externship period, students must successfully complete all courses in the academic periods and must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Upon successful completion of all areas of this Program, graduates will be awarded a Diploma in Medical Assisting.

Career Possibilities(1)

MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT

MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST

(1) Employment not guaranteed for students or graduates.

ACCREDITED LEARNING INSTITUTION

Remington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Our admissions staff will be there to help guide you through the process of choosing a program that fits your educational goals and make sure you have all of the documentation place to get started on the right path. At no point in the admissions and enrollment process will you have to go it alone, we are here to help.
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Financial Guidance

The process of deciding how to pay for your education can be an intimidating experience if you have never gone through it before. Fortunately, our financial aid representatives are on hand during the enrollment process to make sure you are aware of all of your options and have filled out the appropriate paperwork to ensure a smooth transition into your educational journey.
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Student Services

Remington College established a student services webpage to provide our students with easy access to the resources they need to be successful in their chosen educational paths. We encourage all students to use this site as a starting point for accessing their academic resources.
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Career Services

Our Career Services department works with our students and graduates to support them in their job search. From resume writing and interviewing techniques, to making connections with employers and holding job fairs, we provide support to current students and graduates.
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