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Medical Assisting - Diploma

Offered at: Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Hazard Community and Technical College, Henderson Community College, Hopkinsville Community College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Maysville Community and Technical College, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Somerset Community College, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 5108014020

Curriculum Effective Spring Semester

Course Title Credits
General Education
Select one of the following two options:4-8
Basic Anatomy and Physiology with Laboratory
Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Laboratory
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Laboratory
ENG 101Writing I3
or TEC 200 Technical Communications
Subtotal7-11
Support Courses
AHS 115Medical Terminology3
or CLA 131 Medical Terminology from Greek and Latin
or MIT 103 Medical Office Terminology
CPR 100CPR for Healthcare Professionals 11-2
or KHP 190 First Aid and Emergency Care
Digital Literacy3
Subtotal7-8
Core Courses
MAI 105Introduction to Medical Assisting3
MAI 125Medical Assisting Laboratory Techniques I2
MAI 140Medical Assisting Clinical Procedures I4
MAI 155Administrative Procedures for the Medical Assistant4
MAI 170Dosage Calculations2
MAI 200Pathophysiology for the Medical Assistant3
MAI 220Medical Assisting Laboratory Techniques II3
MAI 240Medical Assisting Clinical Procedures II4
MAI 270Pharmacology for the Medical Assistant3
MAI 281Medical Assisting Practicum1
MAI 284Medical Assisting Externship2-3
MAI 289Medical Assisting Assessment Preparation1-2
Subtotal32-34
Total Credits46-53

Elective Courses

Course Title Credits
OST 100Keyboarding1
MAI 299Selected Topics: Medical Assisting: (Topic)1-4