The Medical Assistant training program is 50 credits (720 clock hours) and provides students with the skills and knowledge to begin a successful Medical Assistant career. If you've been searching for medical assisting schools in Georgia in the Decatur (Atlanta) area or a clinical medical assistant school, we want to hear from you.
Our Medical Assistant training in Atlanta can be completed within seven months in the daytime or nine months in the evening. Courses include:
- 1) Human Relations & Communications
- 2) Introduction to Basic Computing
- 3) Microsoft Office
- 4) Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology I
- 5) Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology II
- 6) Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology III
- 7) Introduction to Medical Office Administration
- 8) Health Insurance and Claims Processing
- 9) HIPAA, Medical Law and Ethics
- 10) Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology IV
- 11) Basic Clinical Procedures
- 12) Phlebotomy
- 13) Micro Urinalysis
- 14) CPR/First Aid/OSHA Universal Precautions
- 15) Career Planning & Development
- 16) Comprehensive Skills Review and Exam
- 17) Externship
We offer medical assistant training in Atlanta and believe that our program is successful because it provides high-quality training with the appropriate combination of classroom instruction and hands-on experience in a training lab. Students learn in a classroom environment and clinical laboratory that is set up like a real world medical lab. At the end of the program, students take one to three National Health Career Association exams to become certified to enter the workforce.
IS MEDICAL ASSISTANT TRAINING RIGHT FOR ME?
This medical assistant program is recommended for those individuals that like working with people, like to help, are courteous, have a pleasant manner, are able to put patients at ease, and can follow physician instructions easily. Recommended high school courses include mathematics, health, biology, keyboarding, bookkeeping, computers, and office skills. Volunteer experience in the healthcare field also is helpful. Clinical duties require a reasonable level of manual dexterity and visual acuity.
Medical assistants who are trained on the job usually spend their first few months attending training sessions and working closely with more experienced workers. Medical assistants are required to respect patients' personal and confidential medical information.
If you are interested in medical assisting schools in Georgia, Laurus Technical Institute will help you to become qualified for a variety of certifications as well as work in a variety of areas.
GRADUATES OF THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM HAVE WORKED IN A VARIETY OF AREAS INCLUDING:
- Physicians' offices
- Medical billing companies
- Long-term care facilities
- Dialysis centers
- Government agencies
- Behavioral health centers
- Insurance companies
- Skilled nursing facilities
- Law firms
- Hospice facilities
- Rehabilitation clinics
- Chiropractors' offices
- Nursing homes
- Collection agencies
- Medical laboratories
- Sports medicine facilities
- Emergency rooms
- Specialty physicians' offices
GRADUATES ARE QUALIFIED TO OBTAIN A NUMBER OF CERTIFICATIONS INCLUDING:
- Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant
- Certified EKG Technician
- Certified Phlebotomy Technician
- Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
- Registered Medical Assistant
- Certified Central Processing Technician
- Certified Sterile Technician
- Certified Medical Transporter
- Certified Wound Technician
- Certified Medical Transcriber
- Certified Medical Office Administrator
- Certified Minor Surgery Assistant
- Certified Medical Records Technician
- Certified Unit Clerk
- Certified Monitor Technician
TO LEARN MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM IN DECATUR:
- Learn about our enrollment process, request more information or call us at 1.877.254.5583 .
- Click on the link www.bls.gov/oco/ocos164.htm to review a summary from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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