Find your future in the healthcare field in one year! CVTC’s Medical Assistant program allows you to earn your technical diploma and start your career quickly! As a medical assistant, you will help physicians by providing patient care, obtaining vital signs, and assisting with examinations and minor office surgery. Medical assistants also administer injectable medications and perform basic diagnostic testing.
In CVTC’s Medical Assistant program, you will learn:
- Administrative tasks
- Appointment scheduling
- Billing and coding procedures
- EKGs, injections, and wound care
- Vital signs and assisting with examinations
- Phlebotomy skills
- Specimen collections
- Basic laboratory testing
- Electronic health record
The medical assistant classes will enhance your communication skills to prepare you for patient interaction.
The program will include a clinical practicum during the second term where students will perform medical assistant administrative, clinical, and laboratory duties under the supervision of trained mentors to effectively transition to the role of a medical assistant.