Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting

The Medical Assisting program is designed to prepare students for employment as Medical Assistants.  The content includes but is not limited to communication, transcultural communication in healthcare, interpersonal skills, legal and ethical responsibility, health-illness concepts, administrative and clinical duties, emergency procedures including CPR and first aid, emergency preparedness, safety and security procedures, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and employability skills.   

Industry Certifications and Licenses

Registered Medical Assistant 
Registered Phlebotomy Technician 
Basic Life Support (BLS) & Basic First Aid

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Poinciana, Kissimmee &
St. Cloud

Full Time: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:10 am - 2:10 pm

Wednesday
7:10 am - 1:10 pm

Part Time: Dual Enrollment only

Morning Session
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

7:10 am - 10:10 am

Wednesday
7:10 am - 9:40 am

Afternoon Session:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
11:10 am - 2:10 pm

Wednesday
10:40 am - 1:10 pm

Part-time sessions are NOT available at St. Cloud Campus. 

Cost

Estimated program cost $6,195 in tuition, lab fees, certifications, and other fees.

 

Program Requirements

TABE Test
Reading 10, Language 10, Math 10
High School Diploma or GED
Background Check
Drug Screen
Annual Physical Examination and Immunizations

Program Commitment

1300 Hours

Program Courses:

Basic Healthcare Worker - 90 hours
Introduction to Medical Assisting - 250 hours
Medical Office Procedures - 75 hours
Phlebotomist, MA - 75 hours
EKG Aide, MA - 75 hours
Clinical Assisting - 230 hours
Pharmacology for Medical Assisting - 90 hours
Laboratory Procedures - 125 hours
Administrative Office Procedures - 90 hours
Practicum Experience - 200 hours
Successful completion of an OCP may qualify a student for employment.

*BLS & Basic First Aid books are given to each adult student and borrowed to each Dual Enrollment student on the date of the certification class.