Medical Programs at Midwest Technical Institute

Medical Assisting 

The program provides the Medical Assistant with entry-level theory and “hands-on" training in basic and routine clinical tasks. This will equip the Medical Assistant with the competencies required to perform in either a clinical or office capacity. The graduate will be able to assist in EKG, X-ray procedures, first aid and phlebotomy. He/She will be able to perform clinical proce­dures, preparing a patient for physical exams, and assisting the physicians with other exams. The Medical Assistant may help the physician with minor surgical procedures and can sterilize and care for instruments. In some venues, the Medical Assistant is expected to effectively handle administrative office proce­dures such as keyboarding, billing, coding, scheduling, tran­scription, insurance claims, and computerized record keep­ing. The Medical Assistant possesses a thorough understanding of health-related ethics and other business principles that bear on the practitioner's relationship with the patient. Students will be required to take the American Association of Medi­cal Assistants' (AAMA) National Medical Assistant (CMA) Certification Exam.

*Program availability varies by campus and financial aid opportunities may be available for qualifying students.

Medical Coding Specialist

This program will provide the Medical Coding Specialist knowledge for minimum entry level positions normally avail­able in offices of physicians, nursing care facilities, outpatient care centers, and home health services. Insurance firms that deal with health matters also employ Medical Coders. Students will be instructed in the analysis of medical records (charts) and the assignment of codes for indexing diagnoses and procedures to provide information for reimbursement purposes. “Coding” means transforming the written or verbal description of diseases, injuries, and procedures into numerical designations.

 Pharmacy Technician 

The Pharmacy Technician Program is designed to prepare students for employment as trained technicians in an entry level position, assisting the Pharmacist with various duties in hospitals, clinics, private retail or community pharmacies. The training utilizes classroom instruction and practical lab work that offers real-life circumstances to become a qualified and competitive Pharmacy Technician.

*Not all Programs and Courses are available at all of the campuses

About MTI

Founded in 1995, Midwest Technical Institute provides students with hands-on, vocational training in more than a dozen mechanical trade and applied health career fields. MTI is dedicated to giving students a practical, skills-based education that will allow them secure entry level positions in their field and develop into industry-leading professionals. Through a diverse, innovative mix of mechanical trades and allied health programs, MTI has earned a reputation for excellence in meeting the workforce needs of the communities it serves.

Small class sizes and in-depth “hands-on" training provide MTI students with a personalized education that prepares them for personal and professional success in today's job market.

In addition, MTI employs dedicated faculty and staff with years of industry experience to provide students with the workforce training necessary to emerge as professionals in any number of career fields.

Accreditation and Disclosure

MTI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC).
MTI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
MTI is approved by the United States Department of Education to participate in the Federal Financial Aid Program.

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