Medical Assistant ProgramMedical Assistants assist in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician or other health care practitioner. A Medical Assistant’s scope of practice includes both administrative and clinical responsibilities and may vary from state to state. Medical Assistants must be knowledgeable and possess skills in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, medical law and ethics, pharmacology, and medical office administrative procedures. A Medical Assistant’s clinical skills include vital signs, phlebotomy, electrocardiography, point-of-care testing, medication administration, and more.Instructors:Julie Cooper
High School Diploma or GED, 9th grade reading level
Immunizations: MMR, Hepatitis B, Varicella,Tetanus, negative TB skin test, seasonal flu shot
The next class begins:September 24, 2018from 6:00-9:00pm Mondays and Tuesdays
ScheduleRegister: Click on 'Register Online' to the left.
Externship: 160 hours (unpaid) scheduled for those who qualify. Must pass a drug test and criminal background check. We have a training agreement with Henry Ford Allegiance Health for externships as well as with many other health care providers.
Cost: $3500.00 (with monthly payment plans available) with most supplies included. Students are required to cover the cost of books, disposable examination gloves, a blood pressure monitoring kit, a watch with a second hand, and his/her own pink and gray scrubs to wear to each class.
Students must complete each session with an overall grade of 75% or higher to continue to complete the course, be placed into an externship, and receive a certificate of completion.
National Certification examination cost through the National Center for Competency Testing is not included in the tuition cost.