This course has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for 2 administrative/clinical CEUs. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the course content or the course provider.
Brian Dickens – MBA, PHD, NATIONALLY REGISTERED CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT (NRCMA)
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.
Address correspondence to:
ANNALS of CE
PO Box 5005
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Disclosure statement: Dr. Brian Dickens reports having no financial or advisory relationship with any corporate, medical, or political organization doing work related to this educational activity or other business activity.
This training course is an overview of the Medical Assistant role in Primary Care a medical facility and is generally taken by employees who have previously completed administrative/clinical role or related schooling. This course is intended to keep employees aware of the administrative functions of a healthcare facility. It is developed for front-line supervisors, workers, and trainees who work within the administrative/clinical function of the allied health profession.
Examples of covered entities include:
- Private/Group Practices
- Health Insurance Companies
- Healthcare Clearinghouses
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the different parts of the SOAP note
- Describe how to prepare the chart for the medical provider
- Explain several noninvasive tests performed in primary care
- Explain the differences between the various parts of Medicare
- Distinguish front- and back-office responsibilities
- Explain the universal claim form used for billing third-party insurance
- 1. Overview
- 2. Clinical Operations
- SOAP note
- Preparing the chart for the provider
- 3. Vital Signs
- 4. Common Reasons for Primary Care Appointments
- 5. Noninvasive Tests
- 6. Verifying Insurance
- 7. Billing and Collections
- 8. Course Post-Test
- 9. References
- 10. Test