Program Overview

The Certificate of Achievement in Medical Editing pro - vides opportunity for an entry level position in the health care field. Students learn how to correct and edit reports generated by speech recognition software and/or physician dictated medical records. Medical editors are employed by medical facilities, physician's practices, hospitals, and nursing facilities.

Medical Assisting (CA) Requirements

Required Core Courses Units
BCM. 200 Intro to MS Office Suite 2 units
BUS. 400 Business English 3 units
MEDA 405 Introduction to Electronic Health Records and Information Systems 3 units
MEDA 410 Introduction to Pharmacology 2 units
MEDA 420 Medical Anatomy and Pathophysiology 3 units
OR
BIOL 130 Human Biology 3 units
MEDA 440 Introduction to Medical Editing 3 units
MEDA 448 Medical Editing Clerkship 2 units
MEDA 484 Medical Terminology 3 units
Plus a minimum of 2 units from the following: Units
MEDA 400 Patient and Health Care Concerns 3 units
MEDA 415 Law and Ethics for Allied Health Professionals 2 units
BUS. 115 Business Mathematics 3 units
COMM 130 Interpersonal Communication 3 units
ECE. 201 Child Development 3 units
HSCI 100 General Health Science 3 units
SPAN 110 Elementary Spanish 5 units
Total Required Units: 26 - 29