The Medical Assisting curriculum offers experience in office-based
medical practices, in contrast to other medical personnel who work in hospitals that treat critically ill or injured people or in long-term facilities. The student will have the opportunity to be trained to work in a setting where long-lasting relationships are developed with patients, working with them in times of good health and routine medical care, as well as in times of illness. Students will learn to assist doctors in the performance of diagnostic procedures, physical examinations. Students will also learn to assist with patient education and the business of an office based medical practice
First Aid/CPR with AED
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A Sample Activities/Topics
- * Front Office Etiquette
* Transfer patients from wheelchairs
* Performing hearing and vision test
* Specimen collection
* Admit/discharge patients
* Performing a 12-lead electrocardiogram
* Assist with physical examinations
* Vital Signs
* First Aid and CPR
* O2 Administration
* Patient Information
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More About the Program
- One year program, three hours per day
- Prerequisite: Seniors only, J.E.L. Health Sciences, Course, teacher
recommendations and interview
- Related College or Technical School Majors: Medical Assisting
- Supply cost to student: Medical Assisting uniform, white socks, white
leather tennis shoes, wristwatch, stethoscope.
Students will also be required to get a TB shot and a criminal history check.
Transportation to clinical site must to provided by the student.
- Nursing homes, Hospitals, Medical Offices
Employment opportunities for Medical Assisting include:
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