Continuing Education & Workforce Training

Allied Health/Medical Training

Nursing Assistant · Medicine Aide·Administrative Medical Assistant · Medical Coding Specialist (online-home study) · Dental Assistant · Other

Administrative Medical Assistant This program is intended to train students to help manage medical offices as well as to work as an administrative assistant in dental offices, and as health unit secretaries in hospitals. This 96 hour training program combines theory and practical instruction over 17 weeks plus 120 hours of an on-site externship following the course instruction. Course instruction includes telephone skills and use of computer programs, appointment scheduling, medical record handling, filing, billing, insurance coding, transcription and general office etiquette. Prerequisites: 18 years of age and high school completion or G.E.D. Students need competency in or completion of a basic computer operations course. Access to the Internet, an e-mail address and access to a printer are also required for this course. For more information, contact kbailor@chesapeake.edu. Financial assistance may be available through SLM Financial. For more information, visit www.slmfinancial.com.

Resources for Administrative Medical Assistant course (external site) www.adultedreg.com/chesapeake

Please contact Lois Thomas at 410-827-5824, or lthomas@chesapeake.edu for information regarding requirements and to request an application form.

Continuing Education Medical Courses, September 2014 - March 2015 (PDF)

Nursing Assistant · Medicine Aide·Administrative Medical Assistant · Medical Coding Specialist (online-home study) · Dental Assistant · Other