MEDICAL ASSISTANT TECHNICIAN

Training Program

Summary

  • Duration: 11 months
  • Work with doctors, nurses, and patients
  • Prepare for entry-level employment
  • 180-hour externship in local medical office
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Medical Assistant Technician

Would you like to work in the medical field but the time and resources it takes to become a doctor are out of your reach? You can still have a medical career that you love. Check out Florida Career College’s Medical Assistant Technician program, where you can learn how to help doctors and nurses treat patients.

Summary

  • Duration: 11 months
  • Work with doctors, nurses, and patients
  • Prepare for entry-level employment
  • 180-hour externship in local medical office

Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Medical Assistant Technician program enter the workforce equipped with the knowledge and skills that employers are looking for when hiring entry-level personnel. You’ll be able to work directly with doctors, nurses, and patients in health care settings such as hospitals, clinics, labs, and medical offices. The following are some of the positions our graduates have qualified for:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Optometric Technician
  • Optometric Assistant
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Chiropractic Assistant
  • Ophthalmic Technician
  • Clinical Assistant
 

Campus Locations

You’ll learn your new career in classrooms and labs designed like real medical workplaces. You’ll practice with the current tools that today’s medical assistant’s use, and you’ll be taught by experienced medical industry professionals who want to help you reach your career dreams.

The Medical Assistant Technician program is taught at the following Florida Career College campuses:

 

About the Program

Along with teaching you how to work with doctors, nurses, and patients, this 11-month program covers important topics such as front office procedures, pharmacology and drug administration, and electrocardiography. The program ends with a 180-hour externship where you can put your new skills and knowledge to work in a local health care office.

Courses in the Medical Assistant Technician program are:

Course Title
Introduction to Allied Health for Medical Assistants
Electrocardiography and Diagnostic Imaging for Medical Assistants
Phlebotomy and Hematology for Medical Assistants
Medical Front Office Procedures in Medical Office
Medical Back Office Procedures
Pharmacology and Drug Administration for Medical Assistants
Clinical Back Office Procedures
Medical Assistant Technician Externship