Experienced Training for Medical Assistants
Be well-prepared for your new career as a medical assistant with International Health Group. Our short-accelerated MA course will provide you with the proper training to start your career as a Medical Assistant.
As a Medical Assistant, you are the liaison between medical professionals, doctors, pharmacists, insurance companies, and patients. This comprehensive 160-hour program prepares students to perform clinical tasks and functions to keep healthcare facilities running smoothly.
Through classroom lectures and hands-on labs, this program prepares students to assist physicians with administrative and clinical responsibilities in a medical office. Administrative duties may include answering telephones, greeting patients, calling in prescriptions to a pharmacy, and scheduling appointments.
Clinical duties may include taking medical histories, recording vital signs, preparing patients, assisting the physician during examinations, collecting and preparing laboratory specimens, performing basic laboratory tests, and sterilizing medical instruments.
Other duties may include instructing patients in regards to procedures, special diets, preparing and administering medications as directed by the physician, preparing patients for x-rays and exams, electrocardiograms, removing sutures, and changing dressings.
Our Current Medical Assistant Course will cover various topics; Functions of Medical Assistant in Healthcare, Principles of Patient Care, Medical Records, Intro to Anatomy and Physiology, Use of EHR and documentation, Intro to Pharmacology, Telephone Techniques, Taking Patient Vitals, Scheduling, Into to Billing and Coding, Performing 12-lead EKG, Into to Medical Terminology, Infection Control and Sterile Technique, Medical Law and Ethics, Diagnostic Testing and Specimen Collection, Effective Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication, Pediatric Routine Visits and much more.