Revive Your Career with Medical Clinical Assistant Training in Cary, NC
Do you enjoy helping others? Are you interested in working in the medical field? In as little as 15 months, you could complete training and be prepared to work as a Medical Assistant in Cary, NC. Get started on the path to your future in healthcare at Miller-Motte College.
Join students from the Morrisville, Durham and Apex areas of North Carolina and learn what it takes to be a Medical Assistant in this growing medical field.
This is a Hybrid Track program. What does this mean for you? You will take most of your coursework online with video, audio and text-based lessons and interactive discussion groups. You’ll then spend a few hours each week at the campus for face-to-face training. It’s the best of both worlds, for your convenience.
Learn to be a Medical Assistant
When you enroll in the Medical Clinical Assistant program at Miller-Motte College, you can feel confident that your training will prepare you for success. Through a combination of online and classroom instruction plus externship opportunities, career placement assistance and even resume and interview prep, you’ll be sure to stand out in a crowd.
Here are just a few of the courses you’ll take during your Medical Clinical Assistant program:
- Pathology: This course examines the disease process for all body systems as well as how each disease process affects the body as a whole. Students will learn proper methods to successfully educate patients and their family members on the disease process, prevention and health maintenance.
- Medical Coding: This course provides the primary skills needed for medical procedural and diagnostic coding, with an emphasis on the use of coding manuals to assign diagnostic and procedural codes for medical billing.
- Clinical Laboratory: Students will learn phlebotomy techniques, microscopic examination skills, gram staining procedures, urinalysis testing and how to use capillary sticks, including the skills necessary for obtaining samples for testing and how to follow up on patient test results. Risk management, quality control, HIPAA, infection control, safety and other precautions are stressed.
You’ll have the opportunity to sit for the Medical Assistant Certification Exam following your training at Miller-Motte College. For more information on the Medical Clinical Assistant program, download our Course Catalog.
Working in the Medical Field as a Medical Assistant
Healthcare continues to be a growing industry in America and is a great choice for those looking for a rewarding career. The Bureau of Labor Statistics currently estimates that the need for Medical Assistants will grow 23% by the year 2024.*
Once you’ve completed training and earned your Medical Clinical Assistant diploma at Miller-Motte College, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a variety of medical and healthcare settings as a Medical Assistant. You’ll work alongside busy doctors and nurses to calm nervous patients, help explain procedures and treatments, maintain medical records and schedule appointments.
Medical Clinical Assistant Training in Cary, NC
If you’re ready to start on the path to your new career in the medical field, call us today at 800-705-9182 or click here to learn about the enrollment process, ways to pay and how Miller-Motte College can help even after graduation with our Lifetime Career Assistance. At Miller-Motte, your future starts now.*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical Assistants, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm (visited August 22, 2017).