Program Student Learning Outcomes
Medical Assisting

Program Mission Statement
The mission of the Kirkwood Medical Assisting Program is to provide competent entry-level medical assistants who in turn provide exceptional quality healthcare under the supervision of their licensed employer.  Certification and recertification will promote our graduates to be lifelong learners.

Program Student Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Medical Assisting program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the administrative functions in the healthcare setting.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the clinical functions in the healthcare setting.
  • Perform within the legal and ethical standards of the medical assisting profession.
  • Prepare and provide a variety of instruction within the healthcare setting.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication with patients and medical professionals.
  • Exhibit professionalism in the workplace.