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Medical Assistant

 

Who we are:

Medical assistants are healthcare workers who are responsible for different clinical and/or administrative activities. They carry out clinical duties such as direct patient care and preparation, ECG, phlebotomy, and pharmacology while ensuring patient safety and confidentiality. They may also be responsible for administrative tasks like appointment scheduling, managing patient records, bookkeeping, and invoicing and insurance processing.

What we do:

  • Taking patient vital signs

  • Assisting providers with exams and procedures

  • Administering injections or medications

  • Performing EKG, phlebotomy, and other essential laboratory procedures

  • Checking patients in and out upon arrival and departure

  • Answering phone calls and questions

  • Updating and maintaining electronic health records

Program Overview

During our 18 week program, you will participate in formal education and practical experience, gaining first-hand knowledge and experience. Our courses are designed to provide you with the administrative and clinical procedures you will use every day. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will receive a Certificate of Completion.

  • 350 Total hours

    • 220 Lecture hours

    • 130 Lab hours

Program Outline

MODULE I: INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL ASSISTING

MA101 - Medical Terminology Basics

MA102 - Anatomy & Physiology Basics

MODULE II: NERVOUS SYSTEMS & SPECIAL SENSES

MA301 - A&P A - Nervous System and Special Senses

MA302 - Medical Clinical Procedures A

MODULE III: ADMINISTRATIVE AMBULATORY CARE

MAAS213G - Medical Office Procedures/Management

MAAS211G - Medical Insurance and Managing Medical Records

MODULE IV: BASIC CLINICAL PROCEDURES

MA303 - A&P B – Muscular, Skeletal, and Digestive Systems

MA304 - Medical Clinical Procedures B

MA305 - Medical Law and Ethics

MODULE V: ADVANCED CLINICAL PROCEDURES

MA306 - A&P C - Cardiovascular, Lymphatic, Circulatory, and Respiratory Systems

MA307 - Medical Clinical Procedures C

MODULE VI: INTEGUMENTARY & ENDOCRINE SYSTEMS

MA308 - A&P D – Integumentary and Endocrine Systems

MODULE VII: MEDICAL LABORATORY

MA310 - A&P E – Urinary and Reproductive System

MA311 - Medical Clinical Procedures D

MA312 - Medical Administrative Procedures

MODULE VIII: EMPLOYMENT SEEKING

CERTPREP03 - Career Development and Certification Preparation

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