Medical Assistant (MA)
The purpose of this Medical Assistant program is to educate and train the student to become a vital member in the allied health field. Upon completion of the program, the student is throughly prepared for an entry level position as a Medical Assistant.
The philosophy of the Medical Assistant program is to provide education and training to those who are interested in the allied health field. Students will have a through understanding about the various job requirements of a Medical Assistant. The program is aligned to graduate students who are proficient to perform clinical and administrative tasks and become a vital member of the health care system.
Expectations and Goals:
Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate with patients/personnel
Perform & understand role of a Medical Assitant within a medical facility
Execute tasks/skills using appropriate procedures
The Medical Assistant course is a twenty-week (20) introductory course that prepares students for an entry level position as a medical assistant in the allied health field. This class will review the following: Medical terminology, basic EKG, vital signs, computer skills, business communication, body systems, reception techniques, and laboratory procedures such as sterile techniques and CLIA procedures.
Completion of chapters & skill's review
Obtain satisfactory ratings on exams
Evenings: Monday & Wednesday, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM.
Next class starts March 5, 2018 (Depending on enrollment, start date may change)
Tuition and Books $1,200.00. One third (1/3) of tuition is due upon registration. Money orders or cash are accepted. Personal checks and or credit cards are not accepted.