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Medical Assistant Student Learning Outcomes

In accordance with program goals outlined by the American Association of Medical Assistants, College of DuPage Medical Assistant Program goals are: To prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

Upon completion of the Medical Assistant Program, the graduate will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the subject matters required for competence in the profession and demonstrate competence in the following academic subjects:

Foundations for Clinical Practice

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Infection Control
  • Nutrition

Applied Communications

  • Concepts of Effective Communication

Medical Business Practices

  • Administrative Functions
  • Basic Practice Finances
  • Third Party Reimbursement
  • Procedural and Diagnostic Coding

Medical Law and Ethics

  • Legal Implications
  • Ethical Considerations

Safety and Emergency Practices

  • Protective Practices

Program Contact Information

Please visit the Program Contacts page for detailed information.