Medical assistant students learn administrative and clinical skills they can use in a career helping physician offices run more efficiently.
Anthem Institute—Jersey City offers a Medical Assistant Diploma that trains students for entry-level positions in medical offices. Examples include careers as clinical medical and laboratory technicians, medical assistants, and medical secretaries.
Jersey City is across the river from Manhattan and situated in one of the largest medical economies in the world—about 60,000 physicians are estimated to practice in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan region. The state Department of Labor and Workforce Development also says that the state’s allied health workforce remains strong.
Anthem Institute medical assistant students study anatomy and body systems and learn sterilization, venipuncture, injection techniques, and electrocardiogram administration. They take administrative and clinical courses that range from assisting with exams and treatment to medical office procedures and administration. A 101 course addresses a range of subjects they need to perform effectively in a medical office, including psychology, communications, and human relations.
At Anthem Institute, student success is the Number One goal. Our program and school is designed to support students at every step of their academic careers
Students enter externships in healthcare settings after they have completed coursework to gain professional experience. They leave Anthem Institute well-prepared to work as entry-level medical assistants.
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