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MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Searching for a challenging career in a medical office?  Then check out the Medical Assistant program here at the CTC. 

Medical assistants work alongside physicians and other healthcare professionals, primarily in medical offices and clinics.  Medical assisting is a fast growing career with increased local demand due to new healthcare regulations.
Medical Assistant
Students will be trained to perform administrative and clinical duties.  Administrative training will include computer applications, maintaining patient medical records, coding, billing, and filing insurance forms, greeting patients, scheduling appointments, arranging for lab services and hospital admissions, bookkeeping, and general correspondence.  Clinical training will include taking medical histories, preparing patients for exams, assisting the physician during exams, drawing blood, administering medications, preparing lab specimens, performing Phlebotomy, CLIA waived tests, EKG monitoring, pulmonary function testing,and educating patients about treatment procedures, medications, or special diets. 

Students who successfully complete the program will receive a certificate of completion.  
These students will also have to opportunity to receive a national certification by taking the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant exam. 

This is a six month course which meets Monday through Friday from 8:20 am to 3:00 pm for a total of 740 hours of classroom work and 160 hours of internship. 

For specific meeting dates and estimated tuition and fees, please contact a CTC advisor at 573-334-0826.