MEDICAL ASSISTANT

(MA)

Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Their duties vary with location, specialty and practice size. They will complete a long-term care, anatomy and physiology, phlebotomy and courses then proceed into the advanced curriculum and learn how to perform sterile specimen collection, urinary catheterization, immunizations and feeding per gastrointestinal tube.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

Medical Assistants typically complete a postsecondary certificate program.

PROGRAM LENGTH

400 - 1050 hours or 1 year

PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Clinics

  • Hospitals

  • Physician's office

  • Private Duty

  • Hospice

SALARY RANGE

$11.23 - $16.73

For more information on this program, visit the Education page

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