Start Your Path toward Medical Assistant Certification in Augusta, GA
Do you find joy in caring for others? Do you want to work as part of a medical team? Do science and medicine concepts come easily to you? If you said yes to any of these questions, then Miller-Motte Technical College’s Medical Clinical Assistant program could help you build a bright future.
You can complete our Medical Clinical Assistant certificate program and start looking for a new career in as little as one year. After successfully completing your program, you’ll be eligible to sit for an examination that, upon passing, leads to a certification or registration in the medical field.
At Miller-Motte, we have helped hundreds of students from areas like Augusta, Martinez, Grovetown and Evans find new careers in the Healthcare field.
Plus, this program is offered as a Hybrid track program. What does this mean for you? You’ll spend a few hours each week at the campus for face-to-face training and support. You’ll then take most of your coursework online with video, audio and text-based lessons as well as interactive discussion groups. It’s the best of both worlds, for your convenience.
Courses in Our Medical Clinical Assistant Program
At Miller-Motte, we hire industry-experienced instructors to teach you what you’ll need to know to become a success. You will get classroom instruction and hands-on experience that will make you a qualified job candidate.
Below are some of the courses you’ll take on your way to earning your certificate:
- Nervous, Sensory, Endocrine, Urinary, and Reproductive Systems: Students will undertake a system-by- system anatomical study of the human body and basic principles of physiology. This course will cover the structure, functions, and conditions/diseases of the nervous, sensory, endocrine, urinary and reproductive systems. In addition, the medical terminology applicable to these body systems will addressed, with emphasis on word construction, proper usage and acceptable medical abbreviations.
- Allied Health Orientation: This course will introduce allied health students to various roles of medical professionals. Student will be trained in scope of practice, legal and ethical responsibilities and governmental compliance required within allied health professions.
- Pathology: The course examines the disease process for all body systems as well as how each disease process affects the body as a whole. Student will learn proper methods to successfully educate patients and their family members on the disease process, prevention and health maintenance.
You will also get hands-on training through our Extern and Medical Review course. In this course, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a doctor’s office, medical clinic and other medical facilities.
For more specifics on these and other courses, download our course catalog.
Finding an Exciting Career with a Medical Clinical Assistant Certificate
Medical offices, rehabilitation centers and hospitals are always on the lookout for well-trained people with medical clinical assistant training and experience. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the demand for Medical Assistants will increase by 29% by the year 2022.*
One of the jobs you could pursue with a Medical Clinical Assistant certificate is that of a Medical Assistant.
In a medical practice, Doctors and Nurses will rely on you as a Medical Assistant to help prepare patients for procedures by taking their vitals, recording their family medical histories and working with patients to answer questions and schedule follow-up appointments.
Get Started in our Medical Clinical Assistant Program Today
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