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 Assistant within a medical facility
Execute tasks/skills using appropriate procedures
The Medical Assistant program is a twenty week (20) course that prepares students for an entry level position in the allied health field. This class will review the following: Medical terminology, basic EKG, vital signs, computer skills, business communication, Intro to Medical Billing & Coding, body systems, reception techniques, and laboratory procedures such as sterile techniques and CLIA procedures.
Class attendance and participation is mandatory
Completion of chapters & skill's review
Obtain satisfactory ratings on exams
Dress-Scrubs are required before the third class
Evenings: Monday & Wednesday, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Closed Starts August - September 2020
Evenings: Tuesday & Thursday, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Open Starts August - September 2020
(Depending on enrollment, start date may change)
Tuition and Books $1,500.00. $500 towards tuition is due upon registration. Tuition must be paid in full by 7 weeks from the first class or student will be terminated. Money orders or cash are accepted. Personal checks and or credit cards are not accepted.