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Medical Assistant - Medical Scribe - Certificate Level 1

Available on Campus Campus Available as a Hybrid Hybrid

The Medical Scribe certificate trains individuals to enter information into the electronic medical record at the direction of a physician or practitioner; charting in real time as the provider assesses and examines the patient. The scribe will ease documentation for physicians and allow them to focus on the care of the patient thus increasing the productivity and patient satisfaction in the medical office.


Prerequisite Courses
HPRS 1201 Introduction to Health Professions 2
HPRS 1304 Basic Health Profession Skills 3
MDCA 1313 Medical Terminology 3
ITSC 1309 Integrated Software Applications I 3

Year 1

Semester 1
MDCA 1409 Anatomy & Physiology for Medical Assistants 4
MDCA 1205 Medical Law & Ethics 2
MDCA 1372 Electronic Medical Record Documentation for Scribes 3
MDCA 1343 Medical Insurance 3
Semester 2
MDCA 1265 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Medical/Clinical Assistant (Capstone) 2
Semester 3

Year 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 25

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.