Medical Assistant Training You Need For The Future You Want
This program prepares students for an entry-level position in the medical field as a front and/or back office assistant. Positions are available in clinics, hospitals and doctors' offices. Upon successful completion of the training, the graduate will be able to perform EKG; prepare strips for evaluation; perform venipuncture; collect specimens; collect patient data; perform vital signs, CPR, and First Aid; perform simple lab tests (e.g., Urinalysis, Hematocrit); prepare patients for physical examinations; and assist physicians in minor surgeries. Anatomy & Physiology, along with Medical Terminology.
Considering a Medical Assistant Career?
Are you looking for a career with variety, responsibility and opportunity? Increasing demand for healthcare services has created more career opportunities in the healthcare industry than ever before.
What Does A Medical Assistant do?
Medical Assistants perform routine clinical and administrative tasks to keep the offices and clinics of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors and optometrists running smoothly. The duties vary from office to office, depending on location and size and specialty.
Duties may include:
* Answer telephones and great patients
* Update and file patient medical records
* Prepare patients for examination
* Collect and prepare laboratory tests on premises
* Prepare and administer medications as directed
* Prepare patients for various procedures/exams
What kind of training will I receive?
The Medical Assistant program prepares students for an entry-level position in the medical field as a front and/or back office assistant. The Program provides knowledge of medical terms. Focus is placed on the recognition, definition, spelling and pronunciation of these medical terms while also learning the structures and functions of the body through general study of anatomy and physiology. Additionally, students will be trained in CPR and First Aid, including burns, acute illness and other such emergencies. Students will be exposed to billing forms, collecting patient data, creating and filing patients files. Students will perform EKG's; prepare strips for evaluation; perform venipuncture; collect specimens;; perform vital signs; perform simple lab tests (e.g., Urinalysis, Hematocrit); prepare patients for physical examinations; and setup to assist physicians in minor surgeries.
In the changing world of healthcare management, the demand for trained health information personal has grown dramatically. With the number of healthcare procedures escalating every year as the population ages, there is a need for skilled people in the medical field as a front and back office assistants.
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