This program is designed to prepare students for employment as medical assistants.
The content includes but is not limited to communication, transcultural communication in healthcare, interpersonal skills, legal and ethical responsibilities, health-illness concepts, administrative and clinical duties, emergency procedures including CPR and first aid, emergency preparedness, safety and security procedures, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and employability skills.
Program Prerequisite Requirement:
- Background Check
- Drug Testing
- TB Test
Medical Assisting Teaches:
- HSC0003 Basic Health Care Worker
- MEA0002 Introduction to Medical Assisting
- MEA0501 Medical Office Procedures
- MEA0521 Phlebotomist, MA
- MEA0543 EKG Aide, MA
- MEA0581 Clinical Assisting
- MEA0530 Pharmacology for Medical Assisting
- MEA0573 Laboratory Procedures
- MEA0506 Administrative Office Procedures
- MEA0942 Practicum Experience
Industry Certifications or Accreditation
- Program completers of a CAAHEP or ABHES accredited program are eligible to take the American Medical Technologists' Certification Examination (RMA)
Uniform Fitting Dates:Tuesday, Sept 1: 9:30am - 12:00pmThursday Sept 3: 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Next Start Date: August 2021
Program Length: 7 credits
Daytime: Monday -Friday: 7:30am – 3:15pm
Cost: $475.00 for entire program* (Click here for a detailed cost sheet *For Estimation Purposes Only. Prices Subject to Change. Financial Aid available for those who qualify.)
- Federal CIP Code: 31-9092.00
- Program Number: H170515
Steps to Enroll:
- Complete the ApplicationClick Here
- Enrollment open January - March for the following school year
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