Medical Assisting

  • This hands-on training program prepares students to handle clinical procedures and administrative tasks under the direction of a physician. Subjects include basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical law, and human behavior. Clinical skills include such diverse procedures as vital signs, EKG, sterile technique, venipuncture, urinalysis, etc. Administrative tasks encompass computer applications, ethics, telephone triage, and medical records, as well as cross-training to cover front-desk personnel. Graduates qualify to sit for the Registered Medical Assistant exam.

FAQs

What can I do when I graduate?
  1. Physician office
  2. Clinic
  3. Hospital
  4. Phlebotomist
  5. EKG technician
What would I do in this class?
  1. Blood draws and injections
  2. EKG’s
  3. Vital signs
  4. Collect and test specimens
  5. Assist physician during procedures
  6. Front office skills
  7. Anatomy & physiology
  8. Pharmacology
What can I do with further training?
  1. Health care management
  2. Licensed practical nurse
  3. Registered nurse
  4. Technician

Program Quick Facts

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Books used in this class which are already included in fees:

ISBN#                                     Title                                                                Cost

978-0-8036-4368-0                 Medical Terminology in a Flash!:  A Multiple Learning Styles Approach                 $84.95                                        

978-0-8036-2977-6                 Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary          $45.95

978-0-8036-2389-7                 Medical Assistant Exam Success                  $37.95

978-0-8036-4561-5                MA Notes, 3rd Edition                                     $34.95

978-1-4018-4001-3                 Practical Problems in Math for Health Occupations                      $75.00

978-0-3233-5379-3                 2016 Nursing Drug Handbook                        $39.95

978-0-3234-4598-6                 Kinn's The Medical Assistant                          $160.15

978-1-4557-2678-3                 Medical Assisting Exam Review                    $79.95