Medical Assistant

Degree Type
Diploma

Locations
Altamonte Springs
Fort Lauderdale
Gainesville

Next Start Date

December 6, 2021

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MEDICAL ASSISTANT DIPLOMA

Become a Medical Assistant with the help of City College. Not only does City College offer exceptional lecture classes but it gives students the confidence and knowledge they need to succeed in the workplace through real life, hands-on experience in clinical rotations. Not to mention, students will be prepared to apply to sit for the National Certified Medical Assistant Certification (NCMA) Exam.

Medical Assistants play a vital role in keeping healthcare offices running efficiently. Responsibilities of a Medical Assistant widely range from administrative to clinical tasks, whether in a physician’s office, hospital or other medical office environment. It is clear to see why medical assistants are in-demand: The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 19% growth in these positions through 2029**, much faster than other careers. This means many exciting opportunities exist in this fast-paced field.

**https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Medical Assistant program consists of 4 quarters and provides students with the extensive knowledge and training necessary to work in a medical practice as well as become a vital member of a clinical team. This includes  coordinating patient check-in, providing administrative support, and performing clinical tasks, as well as giving injections and taking vitals.   

It’s not all just in classroom instruction. The program includes a 160-hour clinical internship in real-life healthcare facilities. Students will be getting valuable hands-on training that prepares them for the realities of medical assisting in the workplace.

program highlights

  • Hands on clinical rotations
  • Experience with minor surgical procedures and wound care
  • Medication Administration Training
  • Access to Career Services

core courses

  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Computerized Medical Office Management
  • Examining Room Procedures
  • Phlebotomy Procedures

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Career Opportunities

Having a Diploma from City College could be the thing that tips the scales in your favor when you’re going after that dream job. And nearly all employers and healthcare organizations prefer to hire personnel with documented training. Not to mention, you’ll be prepared to take the National Certified Medical Assistant Certification Exam. Both of which can enhance your future prospects and advance your career! Graduates are qualified to seek employment at:

Ambulatory Health Care Centers

Hospitals

Office Laboratories

Physicians’ Offices

Private Health Practices

Emergency Rooms

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* A quarter is made up of 11 weeks and students may carry 8 to 16 credits per quarter.

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**https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm

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