Medical Assisting:

     

      The Medical Assisting Program gives students the knowledge of being able to draw blood in a professional manner with a fundamental knowledge of phlebotomy terminology, laboratory techniques, and utilization of universal precautions. During the course of the study students will learn the proper way of informing the patient on upcoming procedure, Hematology, and assistance with routine examinations. After completion the course of Medical Assistant, which is involved in maintaining patient records, making appointments, and handling billing, students are articulate in the following:

 

  Managing a multi-line telephone system

  Scheduling appointments

  Making financial arrangements with patients

  Completing insurance claim forms

 Helping patients prepare for examinations and other office procedures

  Taking the medical history

  Assisting the doctor when requested to do so

  Cleaning and sterilizing instruments and equipment

 Instructing patients regarding preparation for laboratory examinations

  Keeping the supply cabinet well stocked

  Principles of CPR and First aid

 This course is designed to instruct the student in insurance claims processing procedures. After the completion of the course, students will be able to draw blood in a professional manner with a fundamental knowledge of phlebotomy terminology, laboratory techniques, and utilization of universal precautions. During the course of the study students will learn the proper way of informing the patient on upcoming procedure, Electrocardiography, Hematology, and assistance with routine examinations.

Medical assistants work in medical offices for individual doctors or a group of practices.

This course is approved by National Health Career Association. The students are trained and upon successful completion of the course become certified by National Health Career Association, as Certified Clinical Medical Assistant /CCMA/, Certified EKG Technician /CET/, and Certified Phlebotomy Technician /CPT/.These exams can be taken in the school's facility.

 

Admission: Proof of High School graduation or GED or other equivalent and an interview.

 

 

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