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Allied Health Institute

Allied Health Institute


 

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Medical Assisting
 

PROGRAM LENGTH: 16 MONTHS

Take your education to the next level. Complete our Medical Assistant program to achieve an Associate of Science in Medical Assisting.

Become a Medical Assistant and join one of the fastest growing fields in healthcare today!

Learn Medical Assisting in an online setting paired with a facility based clinical training site. Our program is separated into learning units. You must complete the modules in its entirety, to successfully complete this curriculum. Classes are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Medical Assistants work directly with patients and physicians on a daily basis. They perform diverse duties in medical offices, clinics, and health centers. Medical Assistants help physicians during patient examination, surgical and laboratory procedures. They take vital signs on patients, administer laboratory tests, record medical histories, and administer medications as directed by a physician.

Upon completion of this course, students will have taken a variety of courses related to the healthcare field. Courses include Pharmacology, Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, EKG, and Phlebotomy. To ensure a complete background of the medical field, the Medical Assisting Program covers medical insurance billing and front office management as it relates to healthcare.

The following areas will be covered:

  • Occupational Safety for Allied Health Workers
  • Radiography Procedures
  • Clinical Procedures
  • Pharmacology
  • Externship
  • Basic Laboratory Procedures
  • Psychology
  • Environmental Science
  • English Composition I

After successful completion of the program, students will be awarded an Associate Degree in Medical Assisting. Students who successfully complete the requirements of the Medical Assistant Program are eligible to sit for the following national certification exams.

  • AMT
  • AAMA
  • NAHP

In graduating from our Medical Assistant Program you will gain the hands on experience necessary through your clinical rotation. This on the job training experience combined with an Associate of Science Degree will allow you to stand out in this competitive job market!

Career Opportunities:

Graduates of the Associate Degree in Medical Assisting can seek medical assisting employment in a variety of settings including:

  • Hospitals
  • Physician's Offices
  • Laboratories
  • Clinics
  • Dialysis Centers
  • Medical Supplies
  • Insurance Companies
  • Nursing Homes

Program offered is an Associate Degree.

 
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Campus Offerings:
 
  • None : This program is taught Online.
 
Accreditation

Allied Health Institute (AHI) is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.