Give Your Career a Boost with Medical Assistant Training in Fayetteville, NC!
If you’re looking to gain skills that are always in demand, Miller-Motte College’s Medical Assistant training in Fayetteville, NC is a great career opportunity. Not only will you gain the administrative skills needed to pursue a wide range of careers, you’ll also learn the clinical skills that will make you invaluable to employers. In as little as 18 months you could be in a new career with an Associate of Applied Science Degree.
Miller-Motte College has been providing students with quality career training for nearly a century. We’ve helped people from all over Fayetteville, Hope Mills, Fort Bragg and Spring Lake, North Carolina gain the education and credentials needed to start new careers. Read on to learn how we can do the same for you!
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.
Why Choose Medical Assistant Training From Miller-Motte College?
In as little as 18 months, you could earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree by completing our Medical Assisting program, and enter the workforce with the skills needed to wow employers. At Miller-Motte College, we’ll provide you with a combination of hands-on learning and classroom instruction to ensure you learn the material and can properly apply what you’ve learned in a work environment. Our medical labs will give you access to industry equipment and will give you the opportunity to practice clinical skills such as recording vital signs and performing lab tests.
Below is just a sampling of what you’ll learn in Medical Assistant classes:
- Pathology: The 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 Office Systems: This course provides a working knowledge of the administrative and financial duties performed in the medical office setting, including the utilization of Electronic Health Records (EHR). Students learn to organize and plan assigned tasks, set priorities and make decisions as a member of the healthcare team.
- Clinical Foundations: This competency-based course focuses on the clinical medical assisting skills required to prepare the patient for examination and to assist the physician during patient examination and treatment. Infection control and safety and AIDS-related precautions are stressed.
Additionally, you’ll take an Extern and Medical review course. The course provides you the opportunity to practice administrative and clinical skills in a suitable physician’s office or ambulatory health care facility under the supervision of the practicum coordinator and site preceptor. You’ll also preparation for and review information on the national certification exam.
The practicum a great learning experience and will give you the chance to gain work experience, which looks great on a resume. If you’re interested in learning more about our practicum, course options and program start dates, download our Course Catalog.
Careers in Medical Assisting
Once you’ve completed the Medical Assistant training program, you will be eligible to sit for an examination that leads to a certification or registration in the medical field. Once certified, you'll be able to find work as a Medical Assistant.
Medical Assistants play an important role in doctors’ offices, hospitals and clinics. They assist patients and keep the office running smoothly by scheduling appointments, managing billing and coding and maintaining medical records. They also perform clinical duties such as recording vital signs, drawing blood and more.
Medical and Health Services Managers
Medical and Health Services Managers perform administrative duties such as checking patients in, scheduling procedures and billing patients and insurance companies. They may also interview patients about their medical histories and forward lab results to the proper caregiver.
Start a New Career With Just One Phone Call!
If you’re looking for Medical Assistant programs in Fayetteville, NC, Miller-Motte College is an excellent place to complete your education. To learn more about our Medical Assisting program and how it can help you start a new career, give us a call at 800.705.9182 or click here to request more information online.*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Medical Assistants,
on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm (visited August 11, 2015).