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  • Nashville Medical Assisting Diploma

    As home to more than 250 healthcare companies, Nashville, Tennessee is an important center for healthcare.(1)

    Remington College's Nashville Campus has been pleased to be part of that service community since the Fall of 2003, training more than 1,100 Medical Assisting graduates since our Nashville program began.(2)

    Call or request information to learn more about our Nashville Medical Assistant school training!

    Nashville Medical Assistant Training School Highlights

    At Nashville, you begin your medical assisting training in our Campus labs on your second day of class. You'll take turns assuming the role of patient and medical assistant and role-playing scenarios as if you were in an actual medical office. You'll also get to practice your skills on simulators and later, on your classmates.

    Our program lets you work with several types of healthcare equipment, including:

    • Glucose, hemoglobin, and cholesterol meters
    • Centrifuges
    • Otoscopes
    • Optholmoscopes
    • Sphygmomanometers
    • Nebulizers
    • Pulse oximeters
    • And more!

    Our training features significant lab time to help you grasp concepts and skills, which are reviewed in every module of the program. And an externship during the last part of your program gives you another chance to apply your skills – in an actual work environment!(3)

    Davidson County Healthcare Connections

    Our Nashville Campus believes in maintaining a strong presence in the Davidson County healthcare community and has developed contacts with community leaders. Guest speakers who have addressed our Nashville Medical Assisting students include representatives from these and other local organizations:

    • The Red Cross in Nashville
    • Nashville Cares
    • Nashville's YWCA
    • The Be the Match® Bone Marrow Registry in Nashville

    Our Nashville medical assistants in training have also volunteered their time and skills at local clinics and churches, along with taking part in these and other events:

    • Blood drives/bone marrow registry drives
    • Food drives for the Second Harvest Food Bank
    • Marathons/walks for AIDS research and breast cancer awareness
    • Drives to collect items for the elderly in local nursing homes and for victims of domestic violence
    • Nashville's "National Night Out" events
    • Health information fairs

    Here's a partial list of externship sites that have worked specifically with our Nashville Medical Assisting students in the past:(4)

    • Nashville Pain Associates
    • Clinica La Paz
    • America's Family Doctors
    • Smyrna Pain Consultants
    • Internal Medicine Group of Smyrna
    • Nashville Medical Clinic

    And some of our past Medical Assisting graduates in Nashville have accepted employment at local organizations including these:(2)

    • Heritage Medical Associates
    • Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
    • Smyrna Pain Consultants
    • America's Family Doctors
    • Family Healthcare of Hendersonville

    Nashville Medical Assistant Certification

    Included in the cost of tuition is the first attempt of the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam. (4,5)

    Medical Assisting program graduates may also be eligible for other certification and licensure opportunities.

    About Our Nashville Medical Assistant Program Instructors

    Our Medical Assisting instructor team in Nashville works diligently with the best interests of their students in mind.

    We have or have had educators with backgrounds in many fields such as cardiology, phlebotomy, internal medicine, podiatry, neurology, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology (OB/GYN), family practice, infectious diseases, and operational medicine.

    As a group, our instructors hold multiple credentials such as CMA and RMA, along with post-secondary degrees in Medical Assisting, Nursing, Health Sciences, and Health Administration.

    Learn more about our Nashville Medical Assisting school program!

    If you'd like to be a part of the medical assisting field in Nashville, take the first step: Train with a proven provider that offers the type of hands-on training and support you're looking for.(2)

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