School in Medical Assisting Program
Medical Assistant School
Because they have clinical and administrative responsibilities, qualified medical assistants are a valuable asset to health care providers. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice, but their responsibilities can include taking patient history and measuring vital signs, helping the physician with patient examinations, giving patient injections as directed by the physician, scheduling patient appointments, and preparing blood for laboratory tests.
At Career College of Northern Nevada, you’ll receive comprehensive, hands-on medical assistant school combined with traditional classroom education. Our classes are designed to provide you with a well-rounded education, help you learn general office skills, and enhance your critical thinking and problem-solving skills which will assist in your success in the workplace.
Medical Assistant School Classes Available:
- Allied Healthcare Calculations
- Composition I
- Document Processing
- Computer Fundamentals
- U. S. & Nevada Constitutions
- General Psychology I
- General Psychology II
- Student Success Skills
- Introduction to Medical Assistant
- Electronic Health Records
- Introduction to Procedural and Diagnostic Coding
- Medical Law and Ethics
- Basic Insurance and Reimbursement Principles
- Digestive and Respiratory Systems
- Laboratory Procedures
- Skeletal, Muscular, Integumentary Systems
- Accounting for Medical Assistants
- Nervous & Special Senses
- Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Specialties
- Lymphatic, Immune & Endocrine Systems
- Vital Signs
- Reproductive & Urinary Systems
- Minor Office Procedures
- Cardiac System
- Patient Communications
- Medical Office Management and Administrative Procedures
- Phlebotomy Skills
- Medical Assistant Certification Preparation
- Front and Back Office Skills Review
- Medical Assistant Clinical Externship
The recent expansion in the health care industry offers opportunities for rewarding careers for qualified allied health support staff. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the demand for qualified individuals to fill medical assistant jobs will rise 29% by 2022.
Contact us today if you’re ready for a career in a growing field!
You can complete an Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) degree in as little as 16.5 months. A medical assistant career is an ideal fit for those who are detail oriented, love to solve problems, and want to make an impact in patient-centered care. For more information about the Medical Assistant School at CCNN, call 775-856-2266.