Medical Assistant Technician
Learn about anatomy and physiology, as well as fundamentals of medical diagnostic and laboratory techniques.
Medical Assistants play an important role on health care teams in physician offices and clinics.
Our Medical Assistant Technician program uses a career-focused approach to prepare students for entry-level positions. Students learn in classrooms and in labs where they watch demonstrations and practice basic medical techniques. All students learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) as well.
Students learn about anatomy and physiology, as well as fundamentals of medical diagnostic and laboratory techniques. They get hands-on training for procedures such as preparing patients for exams, taking their vital signs, and administering injections. Medical Assistants provide routine patient care, including taking patient histories, giving injections, taking vital health signs (blood pressure checks, temperature readings, oxygen measures), and administrative functions including reception and appointment scheduling.
Students who graduate from the program are candidates for entry-level Medical Assistant positions in physician and specialist offices and other healthcare facilities including clinics and outpatient care centers.
The Medical Assistant Technician program is available at the following campus:
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