Medical Assistant

The Medical Assistant program educates students in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures. Students will also learn how to employ infection control practices and provide personal care skills according to individual patient needs.

A student who completes the Medical Assistant course will qualify for various positions in the medical field. Positions our graduates are qualified to perform are: Receptionist, Physician’s Office Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist, Nurse Aide, and Home Health Aide.


Admission

The philosophy of the Medical Assistant program is to prepare qualified students to be competent professionals in the field of Allied Health.

Our goal is to recruit, retain, and graduate students who will remain in the area as productive working citizens and directly contribute to the betterment and public health of the community. Reasonable accommodations will be granted to students with a qualified disability (see Policies and Procedures for ADA policy).

Admission Information

Program Objectives

Our Medical Assistant training is designed to provide a quality education with a variety of learning opportunities that prepare students to successfully gain employment in a health care facility.

Students in this program will also complete the Nurse Aide Training curriculum and the Phlebotomy Technician curriculum which provides a comprehensive base for entry into the Medical Assistant job market.

Courses & Textbooks

Gainful Employment

CIP code 51.0801.

The Medical Assistant program prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid.

This is a Bright Outlook position according to the O-net  system and the American job center network: SOC code 31-9092.00

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