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OUR MEDICAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

If you've long dreamed of a career in the medical field, our Medical Assistant Certification Program offers you with abundant opportunities. Upon completion of our medical assistant training program, you can work in a doctor's office, healthcare facility or hospital of your choosing. Master all the skills you need in a positive learning environment geared towards your success and longevity in the medical field.

Medical Assistant Certification Program Cost $4895.00

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Once enrolled in this program, you will be educated in Basic EKG, Phlebotomy and Medical Assisting skills. This knowledge will encompass training for employment in a doctor's office, hospital, clinic, or other medical offices and healthcare facility settings.

COMMON DUTIES

  • Collecting and recording patients’ information
  • Measuring vital signs, such as pulse and blood pressure
  • Assisting physicians during patient exams
  • Giving patients various injections and medications as directed by physicians
  • Scheduling appointments for patients
  • Preparing blood samples for lab testing

POTENTIAL CAREERS

As a certified Medical Assistant, you can expect to have several opportunities to work in the medical field. With a steadily aging population, more physicians will require assistance to meet demand.

  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Front Desk Administrator
  • Medical Secretary
  • Unit Clerk
  • Unit Secretary
  • Registrar
  • Electronic Medical Records Specialist
  • Electronic Health Records Specialist
  • Health Information Medical Specialist
  • Medical Collections
  • Medical Insurance Processor
  • Insurance Verification Specialist
  • Medical Administration Coordinator
  • Medical Coder
  • Claims Processor
  • Multi-Skilled Technician
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Ambulatory Care Technician

CAREER ADVANCEMENT

Upon completion of our Medical Assistant Certification Program, you qualify for career advancement opportunities with CCT and CRAT certifications, offered at CCI-online.org.

  • Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT): As a Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT), you work under the supervision of physicians in the diagnosing and treatment of patients suffering from cardiovascular illness.
  • Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician (CRAT): As a Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician (CRAT) you utilize specialized monitoring equipment to analyze cardiacrhythms.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

You will attend education sessions for five hours per day with multiple breaks for eight weeks, resulting in a 200-clock course. This course is designed to educate and prepare competent entry-level certified clinical medical assistants in the knowledge, skills and behavior learning domains. Are you up for it?

CURRICULUM AT A GLANCE

The Medical Assistant Professional

  • Personal Attributes: Role and Identity
  • Workplace Dynamics
  • Allied Health Professions and Credentialing
  • Provider Level CPR Certification

Medical Assistant Office Administration

  • Medical Terminology
  • Electronic Health Records and Book Keeping
  • Medical Assistant Administrative Procedures
  • Medical Insurance Basics

Medical Theory and Skills

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Patient Care and Communication
  • Safety
  • Laboratory Testing and Procedures
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Professional Component and Employment
  • Job Readiness: Finding the Perfect Job

Phlebotomy Theory and Skills

  • 35+ Hours of Dedicated Lab Time
  • Venipuncture of Arm and Hand
  • Capillary Draw

EKG Tracings Theory and Skills

  • 35 Hours of Lab Time

Upon successful completion of this program, you’ll be eligible for national certification through independent agencies such as the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) or the American Association of Medical Assistants (AMAA), which are recognized and preferred by most employers.

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for this program, you must be over the age of 18, have graduated high school or have obtained a GED. Successful candidates can be from any prior background of employment, from any post-secondary education or may never have participated in post-secondary education.