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Health Care Administrative Assistant

Next class starts January 22 - April 6, 2018!

Accelerated Adult Training in the Health Care Profession

The Health Care Administrative Assistant (HAA) program prepares the graduate for an entry-level position in an outpatient health care-based setting, with a well-rounded knowledgebase in health care and data management. Careers as front office support personnel, office coordinator, or administrative support partner are within the reach of the student who completes this certificate.  PATH Job Placement & Career Coach Assistance available to participants.  

Taught by specialists in the Health Care and IT fields, course curriculum will cover the areas of:

  • Medical Office Data Management
  • Professional CommunicationsAccelerated Adult Training in the Healthcare Profession
  • Medical Terminology
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Allied Health Care
  • 32-hour Practicum/Observation Placement
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Prepare for Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) National Certification
  • Microsoft Office Computer Skills

Students will complete this course with a well-rounded knowledge base of medical office administration procedures, practices and policies that are practical as a medical receptionist, patient intake, and a medical office coordinator who provides insurance verification. 

This program includes eight learning modules to introduce Allied Health Care, Medical Terminology, Medical Office Productivity, Professional Communications, and Database Management modules.  Students will be CPR and First Aid certified. An extensive introduction to HIPAA for medical office personnel will also be provided.  
Students will be prepared take the nationally recognized Certified Medical Administrative Assistant exam (CMAA) upon course completion. 

The 32-hour observation practicum offers a wealth of advantages to the HAA student.This is an ideal opportunity to observe classroom learning concepts and theories in a health Care environment.The time spent with an organization can provide a professional network that can last throughout their careers.Students will build on their new professional skills; while understanding and developing knowledge of the health care industry. Additionally, students can use this opportunity to observe areas to find the best career fit.This combination of factors can potentially place a student ahead of other applicants seeking employment.Upon their return to the LCCC classroom, these observations will be used as the basis for reflection and debriefing.The note-taking from these observations, and the responses to the reflection/journal questions associated with them, will be assessed periodically for engagement, thoughtfulness, connection to organization, and completion.

Tuition and Fees
The student is responsible for the cost of tuition, books, clearances, and immunizations. Clearances and immunizations are required for your practicum/observation placement and a Career Coach will guide you through the process.

Class Meeting
Monday through Friday:  8:30AM – 3:30PM

Program Site
LCCC Allentown Campus, 718 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA

If you are interested in pursuing the Health Care Administrative Assistant program or if you have any questions, please contact:

Request more information about this program at  LCCC PATH  or contact: 
Kathy Baker 
Career Coach