Medical Assistant (Morrow)
Become a Medical Assistant
At UEI, our Medical Assistant program* can help you embark on an exciting medical career working in a physician’s office or clinic. You can work with doctors, nurses and patients to become a valuable part of a medical healthcare team. From welcoming patients to prepping them for exams and procedures, a medical assistant’s contribution in a medical setting is an important one.
Medical Assistant Diploma Program Overview
When you enroll in UEI’s Medical Assistant diploma program, you’ll learn the skills you need to assist doctors and nurses in clinical settings. In as few as 8 months, you can earn a diploma and begin a great career working with patients, handling medical records and making a vital contribution to the healthcare field. With our program, you can learn essential skills like:
- Measuring respirations, heart rate and blood pressure
- Collecting laboratory specimens from patients
- Instructing patients before and after procedures and tests
- Preparing examination rooms and medical equipment
- Recording detailed medical histories
- Informing patients about upcoming procedures and processes
- Assisting doctors in all aspects of patient care
Career Outcomes — Medical Assistant Diploma
The Bureau of Labor Statistics** projects 34% job growth for medical assistants by 2018, with jobs increasing much faster than average and highly trained medical assistants sought after to fill those jobs. This is one of the fastest-growing jobs in any field, as well as one of the fastest-growing medical jobs. Workers with formal training will be in the highest demand, so enroll today! With your diploma from UEI, you can be ready to become an important part of a healthcare team in a doctor’s office, a specialist’s office or a clinic.
Prepare for a career as a medical assistant. Contact us today to learn more about how you can start a career in the medical field in as few as 8 months.
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*No high school diploma or GED required.