Medical Training

Clinical Medical Assistant - 16 to 20 weeks

Clinical Medical Assistants are instrumental in helping patients feel at ease in the doctor's office and often explain the physician's instructions. If you have good communication skills and are often appreciated for your caring manner, then you might be well-suited for a career in clinical assisting.

Clinical Medical Assistants can expect to work in doctor's offices and clinics and have a great amount of variety in their daily tasks. Some of those duties may include:

  • Taking medical histories
  • Explaining treatment procedures to patients
  • Preparing patients for exams
  • Assisting the physician during the exam
  • Collecting, preparing, and performing laboratory procedures on specimens
  • Instructing patients about medications and special diets
  • Preparing and administering medications as directed by a physician
  • Authorizing prescription refills as directed
  • Drawing blood
  • Taking electrocardiograms (ECGs)
  • Removing sutures and changing dressings
  • Answering telephone and scheduling appointments
  • Arranging hospital admissions and lab services

The Clinical Medical Assistant course will cover anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, clinical and laboratory procedures, pharmaceutical principles, medication administration, first aid, and medical law and ethics. The medical office environment, assisting with patients, specialty practices, nutrition, and resume development will also be discussed. A clinical rotation concludes the course.

Upon successful completion of the program, students are awarded a Certificate of Training. Students are also eligible to sit for certification by examination with the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). NHA awards the CCMA (Certified Clinical Medical Assistant) credential. If the CCMA is obtained, students are also eligible to sit for the Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) and EKG Technician (CET) credentialing exams.



Courses Available

Daytime Course
Online Course

Phlebotomy Technician - 6 weeks

Phlebotomy Technicians are an integral part of the medical laboratory. A Phlebotomy Tech will collect blood samples from patients by venipuncture or microtechniques and facilitate the transportation of these specimens. Duties may differ by doctor's office, hospital, or laboratory and can include:

  • Drawing blood from patients or donors in hospitals, blood banks, clinics, doctor offices, laboratories or similar facilities for medical purposes

  • Assembling equipment (such as needles, blood collection devices, gauze, tourniquet, cotton, and alcohol)
  • Verifying or recording identity of patient or donor

  • Conversing with patients to relieve fear of procedure

  • Applying tourniquet to arm, locating vein, swabbing area with disinfectant, and inserting needle into vein to draw blood into collection tube (may also prick finger instead of inserting needle)

  • Labeling and storing blood container for processing

  • Conducting interviews, taking vital signs and testing blood samples to screen donors at a blood bank

  • Being able to analyze information and make appropriate recommendations




Courses Available

Daytime Course


Medical Coding - 18 Weeks

Medical coders are indispensable to the health information industry. They are responsible for inputting the appropriate codes of various medical services so that healthcare providers can receive payment for services rendered. As a medical coder, you will interpret medical records and assign an appropriate diagnostic code and an appropriate procedural code. As a student, you will require a strong amount of self-discipline and dedication to learning and perfecting your skills as a medical coder.




Courses Available


Online Course

Medical Administrative Specialist - 15 Weeks

includes Electronic Health Records

As a Medical Administrative Specialist, employment can be obtained in any healthcare setting. Below includes some of the training topics learned:

  • Skills necessary for the healthcare industry in professional behavior, to include interpersonal skills and personal behavior
  • Understanding and application of basic skills needed in medical law and medical ethics.
  • Skills in telephone techniques
  • Skills in scheduling appointments
  • Skills in patient reception and processing
  • Skills necessary for the daily operation of a medical office
  • Knowledge of various written communications needed in a medical office and knowledge in processing and maintaining patient medical records
  • HIPAA policies and procedures
  • Basic diagnostic and procedural coding
  • Basics of health insurance and how to complete and process a health insurance claim form
  • Basics of professional fees, billing and collections
  • Basics of management in practice finances, to include marketing
  • Application of basic concepts in Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

Upon completion of training, students are awarded a Certificate of Training. Students are also eligible to sit for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) credential with the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).



Courses Available

Day Courses

Online Courses


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