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Medical Assistant Program
See schedule for current course offerings. not all courses may be offered during current semester.
Students must register in person for this program.
(driver’s license required)
Medical assistants work in doctors’ offices, hospitals, and medical clinics aiding physicians by performing administrative duties and handling basic clinical tasks. They may check the height, weight, temperature, and blood pressure of each patient, record patients’ medical histories, run simple lab tests, answer patients’ questions about medicines, give injections, apply bandages, and perform electrocardiograms. They may also act as office managers to plan the doctor’s schedule, greet patients, file records and handle office accounting.

The program is made up of two parts-Lecture and Clinical. Students will complete the course in eight to twelve months depending on scheduling.

Prerequisites: High School Diploma or GED and acceptable criminal history background is required to enroll in the Lecture portion. Students must successfully complete the Medical Assistant Lecture, obtain CPR certification, maintain an acceptable criminal background and be up-to-date on state required immunizations prior to enrolling in the Medical Assistant Clinical.
Medical Assistant Lecture: HITT1005, HPRS1001, MDCA1000, MDCA1009, MDCA1052, MDCA2031, MDCA2031, POFM1002A 
Medical Assistant Clinical-MDCA1060

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