Group Size
15
Duration
9 Months
Program diploma?
Yes
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Program SYLLABUS
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Main Program Details

PROGRAM OBJECTIVE

This program is designed to prepare students for a position as a Nationally Certified Medical Assistant in:

  • Hospitals
  • EKG Units
  • Blood Banks
  • Medical Labs
  • Urgent Care Clinics
  • Emergency Rooms
  • Doctor's Offices + more

WHAT DO THEY DO?

Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice.  

Clinical medical assistants have different duties, depending on the state where they work. They may do basic laboratory tests, dispose of contaminated supplies, and sterilize medical instruments. They may have additional responsibilities, such as instructing patients about medication or special diets, preparing patients for x rays, removing stitches, drawing blood, or changing dressings.

Some medical assistants specialize according to the type of medical office where they work.

TYPICAL JOB DUTIES

  • Take and record patient history and personal information
  • Measure vital signs
  • Help the physician with patient examinations
  • Give patients injections as directed by the physician
  • Schedule patient appointments
  • Prepare blood for laboratory tests

Program Instructors

Dr. Eida Lopez
Medical Assistant Instructor
Dr. Eduardo Guadalupe
Medical Assistant Instructor
Marta Crespo
HHA Instructor

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