Medical Assistant and laboratory Technician

Program Description

The Medical Assistant Program is designed to generate the Medical Assistant, a vital member of the healthcare team who is expected to perform clinical and administrative duties in a medical office. At Healthcare Training Institute, the objective of the program is to prepare the graduate to apply for entry-level Medical Assistant positions such as Medical Assistant Technician, Medical Office Clerk, Medical receptionist, Front Desk Administrative Assistant, and Medical Laboratory Technician.

The Medical Assistant is trained to carry out clinical procedures, conduct routine office lab procedures, assist in minor surgery procedures, perform routine office diagnostic procedures, Medical Billing procedures, EKG's, preparing the patient for physical exams, and taking Vital Signs. The Medical Assistant can demonstrate knowledge of Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, Clinical and Administrative, Medical Billing, EKG, Phlebotomy, procedures, Pharmaceutical procedures and to handle administrative office procedures including computer operation, filing and filling, billing, writing reports, preparing protocol, scheduling and insurance claims.

Medical Assistant and Laboratory Technician Program Outline
 
Section 1 Medical Terminology 48 hours
Section 2 Anatomy and Physiology 143 hours
Section 3 The Healthcare Team 38 hours
Section 4 The Administrative Procedure 68 hours
Section 5 Medical Billing 63 hours
Section 6 Phlebotomy 63 hours
Section 7 EKG 61 hours
Section 8 Pharmacy 43 hours
Section 9 Clinical Procedure 73 hours
Section 10 Externship 200 hours

Total Medical Assistant and Laboratory Technician Training Courses Hours: 800 hours

Course Schedule:

Day Class: Monday through Thursday 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. (Day)
Breaks: 10:20 to 10:40, 12:40 to 1:00

Evening Class: Monday through Thursday 6:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. (Evening)
Break: 7:40 to 8:00

Weekend Class Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Breaks: 10:20 to 10:40, 12:40 to 1:00