Elmira Business Institute
Associate - Medical Assisting
Associate - Medical Assisting at Elmira Business Institute
Play an important role in a medical office environment.
The Medical Assistant training program at EBI can prepare you to work alongside both doctors and patients while maintaining an organized and efficient medical office. The healthcare industry is growing faster than any other industry. Our program can prepare you to handle both clinical and administrative duties in a number of healthcare environments.
Medical Assisting Degree Program
Medical assisting courses
This program focuses on the principles and practices necessary for clinical professionals working in the healthcare industry. The goal is to help you develop a combination of clinical, administrative, communication, lab, business and technical skills. Courses include Clerical Accounting, Medical Law & Ethics, and Electronic Medical Records. After completing the program, students will qualify to sit for the AAMA Medical Assisting Certification exam.
What medical assistants do
As a medical assistant, your duties can vary depending on the specialty and size of your healthcare facility. You will likely handle administrative tasks, including updating patient records and scheduling appointments, as well as clinical duties, such as measuring and recording patients’ vital signs and prepping them for exams.
Develop the skills you’ll need to work in a healthcare facility
A professional medical assistant needs to be organized, dedicated, personable, and above all, adaptable. You need to be able work well with your medical team to ensure the best treatment for your patients. Our industry-experienced faculty and staff can help you prepare for the daily grind in any healthcare office.
Career outlook for medical assistants
With career-focused training at EBI, you will have the necessary skills to seek employment in a number of different capacities, including professional medical assistant, phlebotomist, ECG technician, pharmacy technician, medical billing clerk, insurance billing clerk, or chiropractic assistant.
Earn your degree in as little as 16 months
Our Medical Assisting degree program provides students with a basic educational foundation to be competitive in the healthcare industry. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will receive an Associate in Occupation Studies degree and can become eligible for a medical assisting certificate exam.
Source: Career School Now - Elmira Business Institute