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Overview

Students will be taught laboratory basics on the first day of their first module. In their labs, they are taught specific skills and practice those skills on each other, taking turns as patients and clinical assistants. Course work includes an introduction to pharmacology, phlebotomy training and patient care.

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Students at our Medical Assistant school in Dallas will be taught a variety of clinical procedures such as blood draws and injections, CPR, general healthcare exam procedures, and much more. (1) Included in the cost of tuition is the first attempt of the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam.(2,3)

 

(1)Individual results may vary.
(2)Additional requirements for licensure and/or certification may apply.
(3)Certain restrictions may apply.

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Equipment

Medical equipment that our students train with includes:

 

  • Blood pressure monitors.
  • Stethoscopes and microscopes.
  • Ophthalmoscopes and otoscopes.
  • Syringes and catheters.
  • Oxygen tanks and masks.
  • Glucometers
  • Hemoglobin meters
  • holesterol meters.
  • Cast-making equipment.

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At the end of the program, a month-long externship allows students a chance to learn the job in the field.(1)

 

(1)Must meet minimum GPA requirements to qualify for externship opportunities.

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Facilities

Our Garland, Texas, college is located in a growing section of the Metroplex northeast of Dallas. We’re easily accessible – and well known – to the businesses and residents of Dallas, Garland, Mesquite, Sachse, Rockwall, Wylie, Balch Springs, and the surrounding communities.

CAMPUS OFFICE HOURS

Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM | Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

PROGRAM DETAILS

Course List*
Course # Course Name Lecture Hrs Lab Hrs Externship Qtr Credit Hrs
MA160 Introduction to Healthcare Services 65 0 0 4.5
MA161 Health Science Procedures 45 25 0 4.5
MA162 Anatomy and Physiology with Terminology A 60 10 0 4.5
MA163 Anatomy and Physiology with Terminology B 60 10 0 4.5
MA164 Clinical Procedures A 20 60 0 4.5
MA165 Clinical Procedure B 20 60 0 4.5
MA166 Pharmacology 45 25 0 4.5
MA167 Insurance Applications, Billing, and Coding 40 35 0 4.5
MA168 Capstone and Certification 20 0 0 1.0
MA169 Clinical Experience 0 0 160 6.0
Total 375  225 160 43

* Courses subject to change. See catalog for current curriculum.

Program Summary

The Medical Assisting Diploma Program provides training in both administrative and clinical procedures. The objective of this Program is to prepare graduates for entry level positions as medical assistants in a clinical or administrative role, toinclude insurance billing clerks, medical billers, laboratory technicians, or medical receptionist in work locations such as hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and home health agencies.

Program completion normally requires 9 months. The Program is divided into 9monthly academic periods (modules) comprised of 8 months of classroom and laboratory instruction and one externship period. Classroom and laboratory instruction may be delivered residentially or via distance education (i.e., online).

In order to be eligible for the externship period, students must successfully complete all courses in the academic periods and must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Upon successful completion of all areas of this Program, graduates will be awarded a Diploma in Medical Assisting.

Career Possibilities(1)

MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT

MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST

(1) Employment not guaranteed for students or graduates.

ACCREDITED LEARNING INSTITUTION

Remington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

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ADMISSIONS

Our admissions staff will be there to help guide you through the process of choosing a program that fits your educational goals and make sure you have all of the documentation place to get started on the right path. At no point in the admissions and enrollment process will you have to go it alone, we are here to help.
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Financial Guidance

The process of deciding how to pay for your education can be an intimidating experience if you have never gone through it before. Fortunately, our financial aid representatives are on hand during the enrollment process to make sure you are aware of all of your options and have filled out the appropriate paperwork to ensure a smooth transition into your educational journey.
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Student Services

Remington College established a student services webpage to provide our students with easy access to the resources they need to be successful in their chosen educational paths. We encourage all students to use this site as a starting point for accessing their academic resources.
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Career Services

Our Career Services department works with our students and graduates to support them in their job search. From resume writing and interviewing techniques, to making connections with employers and holding job fairs, we provide support to current students and graduates.
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