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Medical Assisting

Academic Department: Health Sciences
Main Office: BLDG27 214
Phone Ext: 8428
Program Website: www.marin.edu/departments/HealthSciences/MedicalAssisting/
Main Numbers: (415) 457-8811  /  (415) 883-2211
 
In-depth information about each program is available in the Course Catalog, including program descriptions, faculty lists, degree requirements, and course listings. The Course Catalog is available to view and print in PDF* format.
About the Program

This program provides the opportunity for the development of basic entry-level skills necessary for employment in a clinical/ medical office environment. In a rapidly growing profession, medical assistants work directly with physicians and other health care personnel as team members in providing patient services. Medical assistants perform a variety of clinical, laboratory, and administrative functions in physicians’ offices, medical clinics, laboratories, and specific hospital departments.
The program is offered only at the Indian Valley Campus. Students may elect to complete an Associate in Science degree, or a Certificate of Achievement: Administrative and Clinical, Administrative, or Clinical. Students may elect to complete a Skills Certificate for Medical Terminology Skills, MediSoft Skills, or Phlebotomy Skills. The Certificate of Achievement options require a minimum of two semesters to complete. Students may take courses on a part-time basis.

Career Options
Administrative and/or Clinical Medical Office Assistant, Clinical/ Administrative Research Assistant, Insurance Coder/Biller, Medical Lab Assistant (Clinics, Hospitals, Private Labs), Medical Office Manager, Phlebotomist, Veterinary Hospital Front Office Assistant.

Recency Statement
Medical Assisting courses must be completed no longer than five years before departmental certification is awarded. Courses taken greater than five years before certification award must be repeated, or the student can pursue credit by examination.

Department Phone: (415) 485-9319
Faculty

NameSend EmailOfficePhone
Chang, Yungching jennifer.chang@marin.edu BLDG27 200 8533
Miller, Julie N julie.miller@marin.edu BLDG27 200 8534
Muller, Beverly A beverly.muller@marin.edu BLDG27 200 8533
Pomajulca, Cesar A cesar.pomajulca@marin.edu BLDG27 206 8536
Current and Future Courses

TermSection (CRN)CourseDatesDaysTimeCampusRoomInstructor
Fall 2014 82161 MEDA 160 - Intro MEDA Careers 08/18/14-12/06/14 M 08:10-10:00 IVC BLDG27 118 Pomajulca, Cesar
82147 MEDA 161 - Administrative Procedures 08/18/14-12/06/14 M 10:40-12:30 IVC BLDG27 118 Pomajulca, Cesar
82148 MEDA 162 - Financial Procedures 08/18/14-12/06/14 T 14:10-15:30 IVC BLDG27 118 Muller, Beverly
82149 MEDA 164 - The Electronic Health Record 08/18/14-12/06/14 W 09:40-11:30 IVC BLDG27 118 Miller, Julie
82153 MEDA 164L - Electronic Health Record Lab 08/18/14-12/06/14 W 11:40-13:00 IVC BLDG27 125 Miller, Julie
82154 MEDA 164L - Electronic Health Record Lab 08/18/14-12/06/14 W 14:10-15:30 IVC BLDG27 125 Miller, Julie
82151 MEDA 165 - Medical Terminology I 08/18/14-12/06/14 F 13:10-15:00 IVC BLDG27 118 Muller, Beverly
82152 MEDA 166 - Medical Terminology II 08/18/14-12/06/14 W 15:40-17:30 IVC BLDG27 118 Miller, Julie
82155 MEDA 170 - Clinical Procedures I 08/18/14-12/06/14 T 08:10-10:00 IVC BLDG27 219 Pomajulca, Cesar
82156 MEDA 170L - Clinical Procedures I Lab 08/18/14-12/06/14 T 10:40-13:30 IVC BLDG27 219 Pomajulca, Cesar
82157 MEDA 170L - Clinical Procedures I Lab 08/18/14-12/06/14 W 08:10-11:00 IVC BLDG27 219 Pomajulca, Cesar
82159 MEDA 170L - Clinical Procedures I Lab 08/18/14-12/06/14 R 08:10-11:00 IVC BLDG27 219 Pomajulca, Cesar
82150 MEDA 172 - Understanding Human Diseases 08/18/14-12/06/14 F 09:10-12:00 IVC BLDG27 118 Pomajulca, Cesar
82259 MEDA 173 - Pharmacology for MEDA 08/18/14-12/06/14 S 08:10-09:30 IVC BLDG27 118 Chang, Yungching

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