Evaluation of MA Program by Recent MA Graduates - (copy)

Medical Assistant (MA) graduates from Renton Technical College (RTC) are asked to complete this survey about the MA Program. Select N/A (Not Applicable) if the question does not apply to you.

Name (optional): 


A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. When did you graduate from the RTC MA Program?  *


  1. Please rate the degree to which you disagree or agree with the statement below.
    The following class was a good learning experience.
    1 = Strongly Disagree, 5 = Strongly Agree

            1 2 3 4 5      
      Anatomy and Physiology Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Front Office  Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Job Search Skills Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Pharmacology  Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Clinical Procedures  Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Law and Ethics Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Math for Medical Assisting Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Communications Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Human Relations Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      First Aid/CPR Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Externship  Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  


  1. Please rate the degree to which you disagree or agree with the following statements regarding the Program's strengths/weaknesses. The Program:
    1 = Strongly Disagree, 5 = Strongly Agree

            1 2 3 4 5      
      Helped me acquire the medical assisting knowledge appropriate to my level of training. Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Helped me acquire a general medical knowledge base Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Prepared me to collect patient data effectively. Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Trained me to use sound judgement while functioning in the healthcare setting. Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Prepared me to perform all clinical skills appropriate to entry level medical assisting. Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Prepared me to perform all administrative skills appropriate to entry level medical assisting. Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Prepared me to communicate effectively in the healthcare setting. Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Prepared me to conduct myself in an ethical and professional manner. Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Taught me to manage my time efficiently while functioning in the healthcare setting. Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  
      Strongly encouraged me to apply for and pass the CMA exam. Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree  


  1. Have you taken the CMA (or RMA) exam?
    Yes
    No


  1. Are you currently a certified medical assistant?
    Yes
    No


  1. Does your employer attach any benefit or hiring preference to CMAs over other MAs (that you know of)? If so, please say what the benefit is.


  1. Are you currently employed as an MA?
    Yes
    No


  1. Who is your current employer? (This questions is optional, but very helpful to the program for statistics purposes.)


  1. What was your starting salary at your first MA job after graduation from RTC? (Again, optional but helpful information.)


  1. If employed as an MA, about how long did it take you to find a job once you started seriously looking?
     


  1. What do you feel were the MA program's best qualities?


  1. What do you feel should have been added or done better in the program?


  1. Please add any other comments you wish that were not addressed in the other survey questions. Thank you for your time and input as we endeavor to build a stronger medical assisting program.


  1. Thank you. Please select "submit answers" to complete the survey.