Medical Assistant Technician

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Medical Assistant Technician

(38 weeks, 900 Clock Hours)

Program Objectives

The Medical Assistant program prepares the student to perform administrative and clinical tasks as required in a clinical setting, as required by a Physician to maintain an efficient running office. The Medical Assistant program prepares students to provide allied health services in Physician offices, Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Clinics, Labs, and other health care facilities.

Program Description

Students will be introduced to Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, the clerical responsibilities of the Medical Front Office, Phlebotomy – Skills necessary, recognition and observance of all OSHA requirements associated with these procedures and with HIV/AIDS. Electrocardiography – the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, with emphasis on preparing the patient for the examination, and the proper placement of electrodes in the performance of an electrocardiogram. The principles of first aid and CPR, Urine analysis, and the clinical aspects of the Medical Back office such as obtaining and recording of Vital Signs, Height, Weight, and Visual Acuity.

After the completion of this program the student will be awarded a Diploma as a Medical Assistant Technician, and be eligible to take a Certification Examination to be certified as a Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, and Electrocardiograph Technician upon successfully passing an Examination administered by a nationally recognized organization.

Course Of Study

• Medical Terminology with A & P
• Medical Front Office Procedures
• Phlebotomy & Hematology
• Electrocardiography
• Medical Back Office Procedures I & II
• Pharmacology
• Medical Assistant Certification Review
• Medical Assistant Technician Externship