Medical Assistant

Degree Type

Diploma

Locations

Altamonte Springs

Hollywood

Gainesville

Next Start Dates

September 6, 2022*

*Mandatory orientation occurs approximately one week prior to start date

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Medical assistant diploma

The Medical Assistant Diploma program is comprised of 3 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, including the ability to get their phlebotomy certification. Graduates will also be eligible to get certified/registered with American Medical Technologist (AMT).

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Small class sizes
  • Hands-on clinical rotations
  • Experience with minor surgical procedures and wound care
  • Medication Administration Training
CORE COURSES
 
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Computerized Medical Office Management
  • Clinical Procedures for Specialties and EKG
  • Clinical Laboratory Procedures

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MEDICAL ASSISTANT DIPLOMA

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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* A quarter is made up of 10 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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