MEDICAL ASSISTANT DIPLOMA

900 Clock Hours


PROGRAM OBJECTIVE

The program is designed to prepare students for an entry-level position as a Medical Assistant in a private physician’s office or clinic.  This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills, expanding the traditional role of the Medical Assistant to include front and back office skills. 
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The program focuses on a broad range of skills necessary for the medical office, which include: admissions, vital signs, assessment, preparing patients for physical examinations and/or treatment, performing lab work, operating diagnostic equipment and performing EKGs.