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Program Name: Medical Assisting

You Will Learn:

  • Basic anatomy, physiology, applied mathematics and applied microbiology
  • Administrative functions, basic practice finances, managed care/insurance, legal implications and ethical considerations
  • Protective Practices
  • Medical terminology, diagnostic coding and effective communication

Length of Program:

900 Hours (9 months)

5:00PM - 9:30 PM Monday - Thursday

Work Options:

Physicians Offices

Specialty Offices

Clinics

Hospitals

Urgent Care Facilities

Office Manager

Data Entry

General Medical & Surgical

Outpatient Care Centers

Dentist Office

Ambulatory Healthcare Services

How much you can earn?

ESTIMATED STARTING PAY:

$10.58-$18.19 Hourly

$22,087- 38,873 Yearly

Course Description:

Students will be trained in all areas that are necessary as a Medical Assistant. Coursework includes, Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology I & II, Math, English, Law & Ethics, Computer Skills, Psychology, Child Abuse, First Aid, CPR and Human Diseases. After meeting eligibility requirements, students, will work at a local facility for 300-hours of hands-on clinical experience. Upon successful completion, students will be eligible to take the RMA Certification Exam and Phlebotomy Certification.

Program Costs:

$8099.00 Including all books, supplies, graduation fees, industry certifications (including CPR), and insurance

Application Process:

  • Career Coaching (optional).
  • Application and Fee.
  • Entrance Exam.
  • Admissions Interview.
  • Admittance (upon satisfactory entrance exam results).

Minimum Requirements:

  • Interview with Teacher/ Coordinator
  • Two step Mantoux TB Test
  • BCI (state) and FBI (federal) background check
  • Physician Release
  • Current Health Care Immunizations

Certification/Licensure Information:

Certification(s) is available through the American Association of Medical Assistants. The CMA (AAMA) is considered the gold standard of medical assisting professionalism. The credential represents a medical assistant who has been certified by the Certifying Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). The CMA (AAMA) means a professional edge, increased prestige among colleagues, and greater job security (AAMA, 2010). Upon completion of this 100-hour program, students may sit for the National Center for Competency Exam (NCCT) for Phlebotomy Technician.

Alliance Career Centre is a candidate for accreditation by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350. Telephone: 770-396-3898, Fax: 770-396-3790, www.council.org.

This ACC program is approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education.