RESEARCH PROJECT ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS
The medical office is a multifaced profession. Students must understand the various duties of the
medical office assistant to be successful in the progession. This assignment will enable students
to research in depfht the medical office and everyday duties. The research project is a pivotal
assignment for students that want to become medical office assistants.
1. For this assignment, you will write a 4 5-page research-based paper. The title page,
abstract, and reference page do not count as part of the 4 5 pages (1,400 1,800 words).
2. The paper must be formatted in current APA style and will include a title page, abstract,
and reference page, again formatted using current APA style.
3. The paper will focus on the different duties a medical office assistant may have while
performing administrative work, clinical responsibilities, or working the laboratory. You
will research the 3 different positions and describe the duties a medical assistant may
have while conducting each one. In addition, you must discuss how you can practice
professionalism while performing each duty in order to provide excellent customer
4. The paper must include at least 3 scholarly references in addition to the course textbook
and the Bible making for a total of 5 scholarly references. (Do not use Wikipedia.com or
Note: Your assignment will be checked for originality via the Turnitin plagiarism tool.