About the Program
Apply to take the first step in becoming part of a medical team. Whether you work in a physician’s office or in a hospital, you will be trained to perform administrative and clinical duties, becoming a key player in the health care team. As a medical assistant you will provide direct patient care, perform basic laboratory tests, draw blood, and assist with minor surgical procedures. In addition, you will also learn what it takes to run an effective medical office through your administrative duties such as
- maintaining patient records and schedules,
- arranging hospital admissions and laboratory services, and
- working directly with insurance companies for billing.
Upon completion of the program, you will be eligible to sit for the national registry to become a credentialed medical assistant. Once you pass the credentialing exam, you become a recognized professional in the field of medical assisting and become more marketable in an increasingly popular field.