11 MONTHS / 43 CREDITS
Medical assistant technicians work with doctors, nurses and patients in a variety of healthcare settings, including medical offices, clinics, laboratories, X-ray facilities and hospitals. This program is designed to prepare graduates for entry level employment as medical assistant technicians.
- Basic medical terminology, anatomy, human diseases, pharmacology
- Basic medical office procedures and clinical medical assisting skills.
Front office procedures such as:
- Handling patient accounts and records, word processing, and scheduling of patients.
Back office procedures such as:
- Taking patient histories and vital signs
- Preparing patients for procedures
- Assisting the physician with examinations and treatments
- Performing selected diagnostic tests as directed by the physician
- Basic medical laboratory and X-ray procedures
Are You Ready to …
- Assist physicians during examinations
- Collect and prepare laboratory specimens
- Perform basic laboratory tests
- Sterilize medical instruments
- Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician
- Draw blood
- Take electrocardiograms
- Remove sutures
- Update and file patients’ medical records,
- Arrange for hospital admissions and laboratory services
- Greet patients
- Schedule appointments
- Take medical histories
- Record vital signs
- Explain treatment procedures to patients
- Prepare patients for examinations
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