Medical Assistant

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36 Weeks | Monday - Friday 9 am - 3 pm | Median Salary: $33,500*

Next Program Start Date: January 27, 2020

Medical Assistants play an essential role in medical offices assisting physicians and other health professionals with patient care and office management. They are the first person patients see when they walk in the door and responsible for creating a positive experience for patients. 

The program includes:

  • Office Skills (Updating medical records, filling out insurances forms, etc.)
  • Medical terminology
  • Specimen Collection 
  • Electrocardiogram Training
  • Phlebotomy
  • CPR certification
  • Laboratory Testing

Upon completion of program students will be eligible to sit for the National Health Career Association - Certified Clinical Medical Assistant National exam at OCC. 

Requirements 

  • Mandatory Info Session (Register Below) 
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent 
  • Exam for Reading, Math and Employability Skills 
  • Willingness to Let Classmates Draw Your Blood Under Supervision 
  • Medical Insurance 
  • Compliance with Immunization Requirements 
  • Completing Health Compliance Requirements 

Cost 

$6,504 with financial aid available for qualifying students 

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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