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Advanced College

Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

Location Offered: South Gate, Stockton, Modesto
Delivery Method: Traditional

Certificate Program

Our program familiarizes students with the theory and hands-on skills necessary for entry-level positions as a Medical Assistant. At completion of the program, students will be eligible to take national certification examinations which are required to become National Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Phlebotomist and ECG Technician. The knowledge and skills will enable graduates to qualify for work in various medical practice settings.

Certificate Program

This program familiarizes students with the theory and hands-on clinical skills necessary for entry-level positions as a Medical Assistant. At completion, students will be eligible to take national certification examinations, which are required to become a National Certified Medical Assistant, and ECG Technician. The knowledge and skills will enable graduates to qualify for work in various medical practice settings.

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Program Outcomes

Our Medical Assistant Program will prepare students to take three national certification examinations offered by NCCT

Courses In This Program Include

Course No.

Course Name

Lecture Hours

Lab Hours

Work-Based Activity Hours

Total Hours / Credit

MEDA 100

The Human Body

60

40

100/8

MEDA 110

Medical Management Procedures I

40

60

100/7

MEDA 120

Medical Management Procedures II

40

60

100/7

MEDA 130

Pharmacology

40

60

100/7

MEDA 140

Clinical and Diagnostic Procedures I

40

60

100/7

MEDA 150

Clinical and Diagnostic Procedures II

40

60

100/7

PHLE 100

Phlebotomy

40

20

60/5

MEDA 160

Medical Assistant Review for Certification

60

60/6

MEDA 200

Externship

180

180/6

Total Hours:

360

360

180

900/60