Health Care Assistant

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Health Care Assistant of Credit is a program that provides academic foundations at the diploma level in communications, mathematics, and human relations, as well as the technical fundamentals. Program graduates are trained in the underlying fundamentals of health care delivery and are well prepared for employment and subsequent upward mobility.

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Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required. Age: 16 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
ALHS 1011 Structure & Function of the Human Body 5
ALHS 1040 Introduction to Health Care 3
ALHS 1090 Med Term/Allied Health Sciences 2
AND
Select one of the following Specializations:
MEDICAL ASSISTING SPECIALIZATION
Select one of the following Groups:
GROUP 1:
ALHS 1060 Diet & Nutrition for AHS 2
BUSN 1100 Introduction to Keyboarding 3
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
GROUP 2:
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
MAST 1060 Medical Office Procedures 4
MEDICAL CODING SPECIALIZATION
Select one of the following Groups:
GROUP 1:
MAST 1120 Human Diseases 3
MAST 1510 Medical Billing & Coding I 2
MAST 1520 Medical Billing & Coding II 3
MAST 1530 Medical Procedural Coding 2
GROUP 2:
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
BUSN 2370 Med Off Billing/Coding/Insur 3
MAST 1120 Human Diseases 3
NURSE AID SPECIALIZATION
Select one of the following Groups:
GROUP 1:
NAST 1100 Nurse Aide Fundamentals 6
ALHS 1060 Diet & Nutrition for AHS 2
GROUP 2:
ALHS 1060 Diet & Nutrition for AHS 2
NAST 1100 Nurse Aide Fundamentals 6
PNSG 2010 Intro to Pharm & Cl Calcula 2
MEDICAL FRONT OFFICE SPECIALIZATION
Select one of the following Groups:
GROUP 1:
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
BUSN 2340 Healthcare Administrative Procedures 4
MAST 1100 Medical Insurance Management 2
GROUP 2:
BUSN 1100 Introduction to Keyboarding 3
MAST 1060 Medical Office Procedures 4
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
MAST 1100 Medical Insurance Management 2
MAST 1110 Administrative Practice Manage 3
GROUP 3:
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
MAST 1060 Medical Office Procedures 4
MAST 1100 Medical Insurance Management 2
MAST 1110 Administrative Practice Manage 3
NURSE SPECIALTY SPECIALIZATION
Select one of the following Groups:
GROUP 1:
ALHS 1060 Diet & Nutrition for AHS 2
NAST 1100 Nurse Aide Fundamentals 6
GROUP 2:
NAST 1100 Nurse Aide Fundamentals 6
PHLEBOTOMY SPECIALIZATION
Select one of the following Groups:
GROUP 1:
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
PHLT 1030 Introduction to Venipuncture 3
PHLT 1050 Clinical Practice 5
GROUP 2:
PHLT 1030 Introduction to Venipuncture 3
PHLT 1050 Clinical Practice 5