Medical Assistant

This program will prepare students to perform the duties and responsibilities required by entry level positions in the allied health care field, such as:

Medical assistant
Optometric assistant
Blood donor unit assistant
Electrocardiograph technician,
Optician apprentice
Podiatric assistant
Chiropractic assistant
Blood and plasma lab assistant
Medical records clerk

Students will also become familiar with healthcare-related communication and interpersonal skills, receptionist and clerical procedures and therapeutic and laboratory procedures. Students will study anatomy & physiology, safety precautions, medical emergencies, pharmacology, and giving medications. Additionally, students will demonstrate proficiency in customer service, the use of computers and internet as well as job search skills.

At specific locations, students can earn additional First Aid and CPR certifications.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median student debt, and other information visit  http://cetweb.org/for-students/gainful-employment-reports/
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