Medical Assistant

iStock_000013035968_ExtraSmallGet trained as a Medical Assistant at A-Technical College (ATC) and imagine going to work each day contributing to the health of others as part of a medical team. Becoming a Medical Assistant is perfect for those who want to help others. Attending ATC is a great way to prepare to be part of one of the fastest-growing professions in the health care industry. ATC fully prepares our students to enter the job market with a program involving classroom theory, lab procedures and externship.

Medical Assisting Program Objective

The ATC Medical Assistant student will learn all aspects of supporting a medical office including all administrative and clinical procedures in clinics or hospitals. ATC Medical Assistant curriculum teaches both the Administrative component and the Clinical Component of the Front and Back Office of a physician’s clinic. Students will have the knowledge, skills and proficiency in office management, accounting and billing, EKG/clinical history/vital signs taking, patient’s exam preparation, phlebotomy, vaccines, routine laboratory procedures, minor surgical procedures, pharmacology, nutrition and infection control. Students will have hands-on experience in a clinical facility during their externship. The graduate student will receive a Medical Assistant Diploma and CPR card.

Classes Schedule Morning Class 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Evening Class 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Program
Length 980 Clock Hours 32.6 Semester Credit Units
Include 160 clock hours of externship
Hours per Day 5 Hours per Day
Schedule Monday through Friday SOC 31-9092.00 CIP 51.0710
Pre-requisite High School / Basic Education, Reading – Writing English
Award Diploma
Curriculum

Module I Medical Assistant
2000 Office Management
2001 Record Management and Appointment
2002 Office Equipment Training
2003 Accounting & Basic Billing

Module II Medical Assistant
2004 Anatomy & Physiology
2005 Infections and Control Infections
2006 Clinical History
2007 Physical Examination
2008 Vital Signs
2009 Pharmacology
2010 Administration of Medicaments
2011 Phlebotomy
2012 Electrocardiograph
2013 Pediatrics
2014 Obstetrics and Gynecology
2015 Nutrition
2016 First Aid and CPR
2017 Urology and Urinalysis
2018 Surgery
2019 Special Laboratory Analysis
2020 Externship

According to the U.S. Labor Department, medical Assistant is one of the faster growing in-demand professions in the country with outstanding employment’s opportunities. There are never been better time to pursue a career in this field. Graduated can choose to apply for working in: Hospitals, Physician offices, Medical laboratories, Nursing Care facilities, Chiropractor’s office, Ambulatory health care services, State and local Government health care agencies, Outpatient Care centers.

Student must complete the full program and apply for Phlebotomy State Certification fees for the certification are not included in the school tuition. Graduated student may apply through the school or selecting his/her own certification site.