Meet the Faculty
Mrs. Turner began her career in healthcare as a Medical Assistant shortly after graduating from high school. After attending nursing school and working in the Atlanta area, she returned to Statesboro where she worked for 20 years at Bulloch Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Turner has been teaching in the Medical Assisting Program at Ogeechee Technical College since 1996.
Michelle began teaching at Ogeechee Technical College in 2000. She has an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and a Diploma in Medical Assisting. She is a Certified Pharmacy Technician and a Certified Medical Assistant.
The 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, www.maerb.org). CAAHEP may be contacted at 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, Phone 727.210.2350. Web: www.caahep.org.
Passing a drug screen
Passing a criminal background check
Completion of a physical examination
Completion of program classes with a “C” or better
Med. Assist. Program Goals
Med. Office Program Goals
Programs of Study
*Denotes Title IV eligible program (PELL).
Program Purpose Statement
Medical Assisting: The Medical Assisting Program prepares students for employment in today’s medical offices. The program provides opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the areas of medical assisting. Graduates of the program receive a Medical Assisting diploma and are required to sit for the national AAMA certification examination.
Medical Office Support Specialist Certificate: The Medical Office Support Specialist Program prepares students for employment in an administrative capacity in today's medical offices. The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Students who complete the Medical Office Support Specialist Program will be prepared to enter the workforce with knowledge of administrative patient care including: scheduling patient appointments, insurance billing and reimbursement procedures, as well as practice accounting functions. Graduates of the program receive a Medical Office Support Specialist certificate and are eligible to transition into the Medical Assisting diploma program.
MAST 1010 - Legal and Ethical Concerns in the Medical Office
MAST 1030 - Pharmacology
MAST 1060 - Medical Office Procedures
MAST 1080 - Medical Assisting Skills I
MAST 1090 - Medical Assisting Skills II
MAST 1100 - Medical Insurance Management
MAST 1110 - Administrative Practice Management
MAST 1120 - Human Diseases
MAST 1170 - Medical Assisting Externship
MAST 1180 - Medical Assisting Seminar
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