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Medical Assisting Program

Career Description...

Medical Assisting is the nation's second fastest growing health career. Doctors view the medical assistant as a vital partner for increasing medical office productivity. 

The certified medical assistant (CMA) is a multiskilled practitioner who works under the physician's supervision in an office or other health care setting. Certified Medical Assistants are proficient in both administrative and clinical tasks.

Medical Assistants... 

  • use computers to enter patient data
  • obtain blood specimens from veins and capillaries
  • give patient injections
  • assist physicians with medical examinations
  • process insurance claims
Medical Assistant

 

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