Medical Assistants provide care and comfort to people with healthcare needs, and fulfill job responsibilities ranging from clinical to administrative tasks.
OIAHs’ Medical Assisting diploma program is comprehensive and offers a unique blending of traditional courses with holistic modalities. This unique program has a holistic focus, including a survey course in holistic/complementary therapies. Students learn about complementary applications such as the therapeutic effects of herbal remedies, uses of complementary modalities and energy work.
The OIAH MA program teaches the student a variety of front- and back-office skills, including: computer and communication skills, appointment setting and telephone skills, and medical office software, as well as vital sign monitoring, minor office surgery and other medical offices duties. This comprehensive program includes training in Billing and Coding, EKG and Phlebotomy, and allows the student to gain valuable hands-on experience by performing an externship at a local medical facility.
Upon successful program completion, graduates eligible for work in the following areas:
Entry-level Medical Assistant
Billing and Coding
Medical Assisting Diploma Coursework
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1st Quarter Courses
Basic Medical Terminology
Phletobotomy Technician Specialist
40 Class/40 Lab/30 Clinical
Anatomy, Physiology & Disease
30 Class/20 Lab
Medical Office Coding and Procedures
15 Class/20 Lab
Introduction to Medical Assisting: Including Professionalism and Law & Ethics
Each program has its own set of Admissions requirements in order to enroll. Please view the following document to see the Admissions Policy for the Massage Therapy Program. All applicants for programs must be 18 years or older and a high school graduate or possess a GED certificate.