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Message from the Dean
Hello and welcome to Piedmont Community College's Health and Natural Sciences page!  Thank you for your interest in our programs!  I look forward to meeting you in person and helping you achieve your academic goals.  The Health Sciences and Human Services Department of the College offers several program options to help you meet your educational needs, including certificates and associate degrees. Our options include Associate Degrees in Nursing, Medical Assisting, Human Services Technology,  and Healthcare Management Technology.  The Human Services Technology program offers a generic program and concentrations in Social Services and Gerontology. Certificates are available in Nurse Aide (Certified Nurse Aide I and II), Phlebotomy, Medical Coding, and Gerontology.

Faculty in each of these programs are dedicated and passionate about passing on their knowledge in their field of expertise. The courses offer challenging and rewarding experiences and offer wonderful career opportunities. Our graduates seek employment locally in Person and Caswell counties, as well as in the surrounding healthcare areas, especially in Durham and Chapel Hill. We pride ourselves in creating high quality graduates who are hired easily, often before graduating from their program.

If you would like more information on any of our programs, please don't hesitate to contact the program coordinator listed on each program webpage or me.  I can be reached at (336) 322-2213 or alisa.montgomery@piedmontcc.edu. I look forward to helping you!
Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting

 

Overview

The Medical Assisting curriculum prepares multi-skilled health care professionals qualified to perform administrative, clinical and laboratory procedures.

Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, coding and processing insurance accounts, billing, collections, medical transcription, computer operations; assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, electrocardiography, supervised medication administration; and ethical/legal issues associated with patient care.

The Piedmont Community College Associate Degree Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite158,Clearwater, FL 33763 727/210-2350.

 

Medical Assisting Program of Study Worksheet 

 

 


 

 

Employment Outlook

Graduates may be eligible to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistants’ Certification Examination to become Certified Medical Assistants. Employment opportunities include physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations, health departments, and hospitals.
 

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MAERB 2019 Annual Report

Year

Retention

# Graduates

by Year of Graduation

 

>=60%

 

2018

62.50%

12

2017

66.67%

10

2016

93.33%

11

2015

53.85%

10

2014

42.86%

14

Cumulative

62.12%

57

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program Contacts

Amy Newton

Program Coordinator, Medical Assisting

Year Hired 2020

amy.newton digat piedmontcc-digdot-edu

(336) 322-2131

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Alisa L. Montgomery

Dean, Health Sciences and Human Services

Year Hired 2003

alisa.montgomery digat piedmontcc-digdot-edu

(336) 322-2213

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Summer 2020 Curriculum Classes - .pdf

Schedule last updated March 17, 2020

The web format is the same as the WebAdvisor format, except all classes are listed alphabetically on one single webpage. For more information on a specific class, please contact the appropriate advisor or you can find additional information within WebAdvisor

Fall 2020 Curriculum Schedule - .pdf

Schedule last updated March 19, 2020

The web format is the same as the WebAdvisor format, except all classes are listed alphabetically on one single webpage. For more information on a specific class, please contact the appropriate advisor or you can find additional information within WebAdvisor

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Summer & Fall 2020 Curriculum Schedules on WebAdvisor


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