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Connecticut Technical High School System Medical Assistant Program

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Program Reviewed

Medical Assistant Program

Credits Available

Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Assistants (Non-Lab); (3 credits, lower division level)

Pharmacology for Medical Assistants (Non-Lab); (3 credits, lower level)

Dates Valid

May 2010 through May 2020

Source of Records

Students should request transcripts directly from: Platt Technical High School, 600 Orange Avenue, Milford, Connecticut 06461

About the Training Sponsor

The mission of the Connecticut Technical High School System Adult Education Program is to provide a unique and rigorous post-secondary learning environment that:

  • ensures both student academic success, and trade mastery and instills a zest for lifelong learning;
  • prepares students for career advancement, apprenticeships, and immediate productive employment;
  • responds to employers’ and industries’ current and emerging and changing global workforce needs and expectations through business/school partnerships

Applying for the Credit

Have your training sponsor submit your transcript or record to the Registrar to apply for the credit.

Course Descriptions

Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Assistants (Non-Lab); (3 credits, lower division level)

This anatomy and physiology course teaches students the basic structure and functions of cells, tissues, organs and organ systems of the human body. The organ systems included in this course are integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, the senses, endocrine, circulatory, respiratory, lymphatic, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems. Disease and disorders of the organ systems, their diagnostic modalities and treatments are also emphasized.

Pharmacology for Medical Assistants (Non-Lab); (3 credits, lower division level)

This pharmacology course teaches safe administration of medications beginning with the fundamentals of medication administration and progresses through the more commonly prescribed medications relating to specific body systems. Topics include practices governing the use, dispensing, administration, and storage of pharmaceuticals. Terminology relating to medications and the administration of medications is emphasized.

About the Review

This review was funded by the Connecticut Health & Life Sciences Career Initiative (HLSCI), a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor. HLSCI is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.