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MA – Medical Assistant Outcomes

ACERT1 - Medical Assisting One-Year Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Communicate effectively with persons through the use of verbal & non-verbal skills, written abilities, active listening, and information technologies within ambulatory care settings.
  • Communication
Integrates the principles of mathematics and scientific knowledge with administrative and clinical medical assisting practice.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Demonstrates the ability to meet patient's needs as a mature, adaptable person and member of the medical assisting profession.
  • Cultural Awareness
Think creatively and critically in the identification, analysis, and resolution of problems, issues, truth claims, and ethical issues.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
Practice medical assisting within the standards and guidelines of medical assisting program accreditation and medical assistant certification standards.
  • Professional Competence