The objective of this program is to teach a wide variety of medical office skills, both administrative and clinical. Graduates of the program may have the skills and knowledge to pursue entry-level positions in physician offices, HMO facilities, clinics, urgent care, rehabilitation centers, and other allied healthcare facilities.
The Medical Assistant has in front and back office responsibilities, and combines the roles which could include updating patient files, charting histories, arranging lab services, taking vital signs, administering injections, sterilizing medical instruments, and assisting physicians during examinations. Graduates will generally perform their duties under the supervision of a physician in a medical office, HMO practice, clinics, or other medical facilities.
The program is intended to provide entry-level employment opportunities in the Medical Assistant Field. The College assists students with job placement, but ultimately it is the responsibility of the individual student. The College does not guarantee placement.
Are you looking to pursue a career in a growing field that allows you to assist others in need? Glen Oaks College offers training to help prepare you for an entry-level position as a medical assistant.
With continuing advances in medicine helping people live longer, the aging population is increasing, creating more employment opportunities within the health care industry. In fact, Medical Assistants are one of the fastest growing occupations over the period 2006-2016.* This is your opportunity!
The Medical Assistant program provides hands-on training from professional instructors in a student-friendly environment. Through group discussions, lectures, and hands-on laboratory experience, our Medical Assistant program is designed to help you develop skills that will get you started in the job market and the industry.
Medical Assistant: Clock hours: Program – Eight-month program (36 weeks) 720 Residential
|Module||Module Name||Lecture Hours||Lab Hours||Externship|
|Module I||Introduction to Health Care||60||20|
|Module II||Medical Terminology||60||20|
|Module III||Medical Office Administration||80|
|Module IV||Clinical Medical Assisting Duties||40||40|
|Module V||Medical Laboratory||40||40|
|Module VII||Electrocardiography and X Ray||40||40|
*All Modules must be completed before going on Externship.