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Medical Assistant
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Medical Assistant
Certified Medical Assistant
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Average Salary
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Medical Assistant
The Medical Assistant is a professional, multi-skilled person who assists in all aspects of medical practice.  Medical Assistants help physicians examine and treat patients and perform routine tasks to keep offices running smoothly.

Medical assistants perform clerical duties such as answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patient medical records, completion of insurance forms, handling correspondence and arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services.  Clinical duties include taking and recording vital signs, explaining treatment procedures, preparing patients for examination, collecting laboratory specimens, administering medication (excluding intravenous), authorizing prescription telephone orders and preparing patients for X-rays. Opportunities exist in clinics, hospitals, nursing homes and insurance companies.

Some immunization requirements may have to be met before entrance to certain clinical sites.  See the Instructor for details.

Program Graduation Requirements:  It is the goal of this program to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills) and affective (behavior) learning domains.  To achieve that goal, students must earn a grade of C (2.0) or higher in all technical courses as a prerequisite to MA 250 Clinical Externship.  Students must earn a grade of C (2.0) or higher in their clinical externship in order to graduate.

Admission Requirement: All students applying to the Medical Assistant program must submit to a criminal background check at the student’s expense. Details are available from the Admissions office. Please click on the blue button below to begin the process.
Student Background Check

A Special Note About Laptop Computers:
Students are required to use a laptop or notebook computer for this program.  Students must bring their own device, which must meet MTI specifications, or may purchase one from MTI.
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