Medical Assistant

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Medical Assistant 2017-04-13T02:31:11+00:00

Medical Assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians and other health practitioners. The Medical Assistant will take and record personal information from the patient and keep it confidential. Medical Assistants also collect and prepare laboratory specimens and sometimes perform basic laboratory tests such as:

Clinical Skills

  • Taking and recording medical histories
  • Taking and recording vital signs
  • Explaining treatment procedures to patients
  • Preparing patients for examinations
  • Assisting physicians during examinations
  • Preparing medical instruments
  • Prescriptions
  • Pharmacology
  • Explaining procedure
  • Patient prep for examinations
  • Injections
  • Handling biohazardous materials
  • Drawing blood
  • IV placement
  • Lab procedures
  • Minor Surgery
  • Preparing Patients for X-Rays
  • Preparing & preforming EKG’s, X-Rays, Ultra sounds
  • Assisting with minor surgeries
  • Changing dressings/bandaging
  • Removing Sutures

Prerequisites, locations, schedules, costs and other requirements.

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Financial Aid Eligibility

Outcomes:

  • MATC Medical Assistant Program Certificate
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • NCCT National Certification