Medical Assisting

Description 

This is a two-year, half- day program for juniors and seniors, which begins in August of each year. This program is designed to prepare students for employment as a medical assistant. Medical Assistants are multi-skilled health professionals who work mainly in outpatient or ambulatory care facilities, such as medical offices.  Medical assistants perform both administrative and clinical tasks and their duties, which varies by offices.

Content Covered

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Law & Ethics
  • First-Aid
  • Oral & Written Communications
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Insurance
  • EHR 
  • Vital Signs (Temperature, Blood Pressure, Pulse, Respirations)
  • EKG
  • Phlebotomy
  • Injections
  • Assisting Technique
  • Lab Test for Screening

Entrance Requirements

Junior or Senior at Kanawha County School. Have good attendance record. GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Certifications

NRCMA (Nationally Registered Medical Assistant)

NREKG (Nationally Registered Certified EKG Technician

NRCPT (Nationally Registered Certified Phlebotomy Technician)

First Aid

CPR

OSHA 10

Student Requirements

Secondary students will need to provide their own scrubs and have transportation to their clinical sites.

Estimated Costs

Certification Test(s) $75.00 each

CPR/First Aid $25.00

$5.00 clinical name badge

 

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