The Medical Assisting program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Health Science career cluster

It provides technical skill proficiency, and includes:

  • Competency-Based Applied Learning that Contributes to the Academic Knowledge
  • Higher-Order Reasoning & Problem-Solving Skills
  • Work Attitudes
  • General Employability Skills
  • Technical Skills
  • Occupation-Specific Skills
  • Knowledge of All Aspects of the Health Science Career Cluster

The content includes but is not limited to:

  • Communication
  • Transcultural Communication in Healthcare
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Legal & Ethical Responsibilities
  • Health-Illness Concepts
  • Administrative & Clinical Duties
  • Emergency Procedures including: CPR & First Aid, Emergency Preparedness, Safety & Security Procedures, Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, Employability Skills

Instructor: Billini Benoit