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S M C | Ex te n sion S anta Monica Co ll ege Pro f essiona l Deve l opment The Medical Administrative Assistant Profession Veterinary Assistant TRAINING & CERTIFICATION SMC | Community Ed • Anatomy and physiology• Medical terminology and acronyms • Nutrition • Legal, ethical, and professional standards• Management of a veterinary practice Course topics will include the following: 2024 Spring SessionOnline Instructor-Led 2021 SPRING SESSIONOnline Instructor-LedStudent Tuition: $1,516** Excludes textbooksCourse Contact Hours: 50 hoursClinical Externship Hours: 40 hours Training Dates:April 15 thru May 16, 2019 Mon., Wed., Thur.1:00 pm - 4:30 pm • History and background of the medical assisting profession • Interpersonal skills, medical ethics, and basic medical law• Telephone techniques and skills for scheduling appointments• Medical terminology• Basics of insurance billing and coding• Medical records management and management of practice finances SMC|Community Ed Santa Monica College Professional Development Training & ExternshipThis class is entry level and specifically NOT a Veterinary Technician class, which requires a two-year degree program. Program includes 40-hour externship where students receive hands-on training at a local veterinary practice or clinic. The Veterinary Assistant Program In this program, students will receive training on the correct handling and care of pets, learn proper examina-tion procedures, and discover how to check for signs of illness and injury. Questions? Contact:SMC Community • Medical ethics and law• Medical terminology• Basics of insurance billing and coding• Medical records management • Management of medical practice finances Several national certification options are available to students who complete this course.Medical administrative assistants should have or be pursuing a high school diploma or GED. Course Contact Hours: 75 hoursExternship Hours: 40 hours Student Tuition: $1,499 ** Excludes textbooks and scrubs More than 85 million households own at least one pet. Veterinary Assistants are valued team members in veterinary practices, clinics, and hospitals. They work with veterinarians and veterinary technicians to pro-vide quality care for healthy, sick, and injured animals. NHA Certification test included Program Dates: April 2 – June 25, 2024 (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm) Free Online Information Session via Zoom on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 10:00 am Contact Julie Flint ( ) for questions. Interest-Free Payment Plan: $749 (Due at Registration), 3 Monthly payments of $250 Payment in Full and Payment Plan:Click here to Register Register: 75 Hours Classroom Training + 40 Hours Externship