Medical Assistant (Advanced Program)
At E.D.P. School, our Advanced Medical Assistant program is designed to provide individuals with comprehensive training in the essential skills required for working as a Medical Assistant in a doctor’s office. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to gain practical experience through hands-on internships in medical offices.
Elevate Your CMA Career With Our Advanced Medical Assistant Training Program
The Advanced Medical Assistant program offered by E.D.P. School aims to provide comprehensive and in-depth training in essential skills required for working as a Medical Assistant in a doctor’s office. Students will acquire knowledge and proficiency in various aspects of medical office operations, including patient admissions, medical billing, assistance during examinations, venipuncture administration, EKG procedures, and technical laboratory skills. Additionally, students will gain practical experience through hands-on internships in medical offices.
The program’s curriculum will equip graduates with the proficiency to efficiently handle various responsibilities, including patient admissions, medical billing, and assisting during medical examinations. Additionally, they will be adept at executing procedures such as venipunctures and conducting EKGs, while also possessing the technical laboratory skills necessary in a medical setting.
Upon completion of the program, graduates will qualify for entry-level positions as Medical Assistants, where they can actively contribute to patient care and the smooth operation of medical offices. Furthermore, their skill set will extend beyond clinical duties, making them qualified candidates for roles as Medical Office Receptionists or Billers, where they can play an integral role in administrative tasks and ensuring efficient workflow within medical practices.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment employment of Medical Assistants is projected to grow 19 percent from 2020 to 2030, This growth is primarily driven by the increasing demand for healthcare services due to the aging population and the expansion of healthcare facilities.
As the healthcare industry continues to expand, there will be a greater need for Medical Assistants to perform both administrative and clinical tasks. Medical Assistants play a vital role in healthcare settings, assisting physicians and other healthcare professionals with patient care, scheduling appointments, managing medical records, and performing basic medical procedures.
Furthermore, Medical Assistants with specialized skills or certifications, such as those in phlebotomy or electrocardiography (EKG), may have even better job prospects. Additionally, opportunities may be more abundant in outpatient care centers, ambulatory healthcare services, and group medical practices.
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The total amount of time needed to complete this program is 900 hours (10 units of 40 hours; 1 unit of 60 hours; 2 units of 50 hours; 2 units of 70 hours; 1 unit of 20 hours; and 180 hours of an
As a further benefit of attending E.D.P. School, we will help all students when the time comes to find employment through our Lifetime Job Placement Assistance service.
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