Medical Assistants and Their Role in Neurology

Course Overview

Neurology is a branch of medicine and health science that focuses on the health, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the nervous system.


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Course Accreditation

This course has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for 1 clinical CEU. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the course content or the course provider.

Author Information

Medical Program Director
Dr. Brian Dickens is a Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) and subject matter expert in the medical assisting and allied health fields.

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Intended Audience

This Medical Assistants and Their Role in Neurology training course is an overview of functions that are generally performed by employees/students who have previously completed the respective training course. This course is intended to keep students/employees aware of the clinical importance of duties often performed in a front- and back-office/clinic setting. It is developed for front-line supervisors, workers, and trainees.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the functions of the medical assistant who works in neurology
  • Provide an overview of neurologic conditions
  • Understand common neurology procedures and tests
  • Describe necessary information for a neurology visit

Course outline

  • 1. Overview and Specialties
  • 2. Preparing for the Visit
  • 3. Common Neurology Health Tests and Procedures with Common Diagnoses
  • 4. References
  • 5. CE Test


This is a summary of essential elements of the Medical Assistant role as it pertains to neurology and is not a comprehensive guide to neurology compliance. Regulation by those that perform neurology duties and responsibilities as a Medical Assistant are obligated to comply with all of its requirements of the agencies and employer and should not refer to this program as a guide of legal information or advice.
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