Medical Assisting

Behind every great doctor and nurse, you’ll find a Medical Assistant helping them administer care to patients and helping them help others.

The role of the Medical Assistant is critical to the healthcare industry. They help with the everyday operations of clinics, physician offices, and urgent care facilities. Medical Assistants are healthcare professionals that provide patient care support, and handle a variety of administrative tasks for medical facilities, making them a vital part of any healthcare team.

Overview

The 10-month Medical Assisting program is taught both in the classroom and in our on-campus working clinical lab that is representative of an actual working office. The program is designed to equip students with the clinical and administrative skills necessary to launch entry-level careers in the healthcare industry using real life situations that are guided by experienced and licensed medial assisting instructors.

Program Highlights

  • Graduates earn a Medical Assisting Diploma and CPR Certification
  • Accelerated 10-month program in a hybrid learning environment that includes classroom lecture and hands-on application in a fully functioning clinical lab
  • 160-hour externship in a medical facility
  • Lifetime career services and job placement assistance
  • Flexible day and evening classes to choose from
  • Institutionally Accredited by ABHES

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What you’ll learn

Students in the Medical Assisting program will learn all the essentials of clinical patient care, as well as the administrative skills necessary for a healthcare organization to function. Program curriculum includes hands-on and classroom training in the following areas:

  • Obtaining accurate patient history, vital signs, and current medical status (triage)
  • Assisting doctors with patient exams or minor outpatient surgeries
  • Providing post-treatment patient education
  • Drawing blood and preparing laboratory tests
  • Proper sterilization of instruments and patient rooms
  • Preparing and administering patient medication orally or through injections
  • Performing Electrocardiography and pulmonary exams
  • Coordinating hospital care, procedures, or testing
  • Administrative tasks such as patient scheduling, billing, and insurance

Career Opportunities

Jumpstart your career in months, not years

Upon completion of the Medical Assisting program, graduates are eligible to take the national Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam through the American Medical Technologists (AMT) and can seek employment in a variety of healthcare settings. 

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