!Medical Assistant is 32 weeks 900 hours of instruction.
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Medical assistants work alongside physicians and other healthcare professionals, primarily in medical offices and clinics. Medical assisting is a fast growing career with increased local demand due to new healthcare regulations. Students will be trained to perform administrative and clinical duties. Administrative training will include computer applications, maintaining patient medical records, coding, billing, and filing insurance forms, greeting patients, scheduling appointments, arranging for lab services and hospital admissions, bookkeeping, and general correspondence. Clinical training will include taking medical histories, preparing patients for exams, assisting the physician during exams, drawing blood, administering medications, preparing lab specimens, and educating patients about treatment procedures, medications, or special diets. Students who successfully complete the program will receive a certificate of completion. These students will also have the opportunity to receive a national certification by taking the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant exam.