Medical Assisting Students

Medical Assisting

Objective:

Medical assistants work alongside the physician, typically in an outpatient facility. They are trained to perform both administrative and clinical duties. Upon completion of this program students will be competent in administrative duties, these include: scheduling appointments, opening and closing the office, telephone communication, filing, and maintaining patient charts. Clinical duties learned in this program include: phlebotomy, 12 lead EKG, performing point of care testing, vital signs, proper use of an autoclave, positioning the patient, and preparing and assisting with minor surgery.

Students will gain the knowledge of the following:

  • Understand the use of medical terminology in a medical office environment
  • Perform medical front office tasks including scheduling and patient flow, maintaining medical records, and basic insurance billing and coding
  • Provide clinical office patient care including vital signs, medical histories, preparing patients for examination, laboratory testing and phlebotomy
  • Preparation for National exams in Phlebotomy and EKG technician.
  • Complete a 180 hour unpaid externship in a clinical setting

The following job ready certificates are embedded into the program Capstone Certificate and can lead to meaningful employment. The following are the programs with the bulleted exit points:

  • Medical Office Administration
  • Capstone Certificate, Medical Assisting
 

Additional Information

Application Fee
$40.00

Graduation Fee
$40.00

Tuition & Fees
Details

More Information

Program Start Dates
2018 - January 8, July 16

Classroom Hours
M - TH 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location
Main Campus Medical Bldg

Program Length
1049 Hours

 

 
 
Celia Beard

Celia Beard


Celia has worked in the medical field for over 20 years. She is a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) with experience in Home Health and as a Medication Technician. She is a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA). Celia is currently working on her Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification through the AAPC, and is working towards her nursing degree.

Office Hours:
M-TH 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
435-674-8634

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