Medical Assistant Program

The Medical Assisting (MA) student will be trained to perform at a minimum entry level in positions normally available in a medical facility such as physicians’, chiropractors’, or podiatrists’ offices and clinics. The program provides the MA with entry-level theory and limited “hands-on” training in basic and routine clinical and office tasks. This will equip the MA with the competencies required to perform in either a clinical or office capacity. The graduate will be able to assist in EKG, X -ray procedures, first aid, and phlebotomy.
Program Objectives:
-How to perform basic first aid
-How to perform CPR/AED
-Take vital signs
-Apply proper body mechanics for patient care
-Hand washing and cleanliness skills
-An introduction to all body systems