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On-Campus Program
(12 Months)

Remington College’s Medical Assistant diploma program can help you take the first step towards a career in the health care industry.(1) As a student you will study proper patient care techniques, human anatomy and phlebotomy.

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Medical Assistant Diploma Program at Remington College

Medical assistants play a critical role in the daily operations of doctor’s offices, clinics and healthcare facilities. As a healthcare professional, you’ll be interacting with patients by taking vital signs, preparing them for exams and explaining what they’re about to experience during their visit.

 

In addition to the personal interactions, you may be responsible for administrative duties that include filing medical records, handling insurance forms and scheduling appointments. You’ll most likely report to a doctor or nurse and handle incoming communication to the office or department. Medical assistants are an important aspect of any healthcare operation and can make or break the patient’s experience.

Hands-on Medical Assistant Training

Remington College’s medical assistant school will help prepare you for your transition into the real world through training in the classroom, familiarizing you with medical terminology and hands-on experience in a lab. The medical assistant program provides you with the opportunity to work in an externship(2) alongside doctors, nurses and patients giving you an idea of what your career will be like after you graduate.(1)

 

(1)Program availability varies by campus.
(2)Must meet minimum GPA requirements to qualify for externship program. Additional requirements may apply.

 

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Hybrid Program
(9 Months)

Our hybrid format allows students to take advantage of the flexibility and convenience of online courses while still being able to meet face-to-face with their instructors and interact with classmates.

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Get on the path to a career in the healthcare industry in as few as 9 months with Remington College’s Hybrid Medical Assisting program.(1) Designed with your career goals in mind, Remington College’s Medical Assisting Diploma Program may help you prepare for an entry-level career in the public or private practice healthcare industry. Our hybrid format allows students to take advantage of the flexibility and convenience of online courses while still being able to meet face-to-face with their instructors and interact with classmates.

Over the course of your 9-month Medical Assisting Diploma program, you will complete 8 classroom academic periods and a one-month externship module.(1,2) This program is specifically designed to prepare graduates for entry-level positions in a number of healthcare settings, such as hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and home health agencies.

OUR 9-MONTH DIPLOMA PROGRAM PREPARES YOU FOR DUTIES INCLUDING:(1)

  • Patient Preparation
  • Taking Vital Signs
  • Preparing Lab Samples
  • Managing Inventory and Supplies
  • Filing Medical Records
  • Submitting Insurance Information/li>
  • Scheduling Patient Appointments

(1)Program completion times may vary based on individual performance/circumstances.

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Online Program
(9 Months)

Our Online Medical Assisting Diploma provides you with the opportunity to graduate in as few as 9 months while taking advantage of the convenience and accessibility of our online classes.(1).

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Designed with your career goals in mind, Remington College’s Online Medical Assisting Diploma Program may help you prepare for an entry-level career in the public or private practice healthcare industry

Medical Assistants play a critical role in the daily operations of doctor’s offices, clinics and healthcare facilities. As important members of a healthcare team, they help doctors and nurses perform their daily tasks more efficiently. Medical Assistants may also serve as the first point of contact with a patient by collecting intake forms, taking samples or even performing initial point-of-care testing.

In addition to the patient interactions, you may be responsible for administrative duties that include filing medical records, scheduling appointments, handling patient billing and insurance claims, preparing examination rooms, recording vital information, maintaining inventory and ordering supplies. In many settings, you will report to a doctor or nurse and handle incoming communication to the office or department. Medical Assistants in specialized offices may have additional duties specific to that field.

(1)Program completion times may vary based on individual performance/circumstances.

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Job
Outlook

Medical Assistants often work in a medical clinic, doctor’s private practice, or hospital. The job may require patient interaction and multitasking. Medical assistants typically follow administrative assisting or clinical assisting career paths.(1)

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Job Outlook for a Medical Assistants

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), medical assisting careers are projected to grow much faster than average over the 2018 through 2028 decade, with a 23 percent job growth forecast.(1,2)

Do I need to Be Certified?

Certification as a medical assistant is not required, but it may give a resume a nice enhancement. And according to the BLS, “Employers prefer to hire certified assistants.”(1,2)

 

(1)Employment is not guaranteed for students or graduates. State licensure/certification may be required.
(2)http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Healthcare/Medical-assistants.htm BLS statistics represent national job growth expectations and are not necessarily reflective of local market conditions.

 

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Career Possibilities(1)

MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT

MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST

(1) Employment not guaranteed for students or graduates.

CURRICULUM

COURSE CONTENT INCLUDES

  • Health Science Procedures
  • Pharmacology
  • Billing and Coding
  • Capstone and Certification
  • Externship

Medical Assisting Diploma Disclosure Information: 9 Month Program | 12 Month Program

NO HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED?

The Medical Assisting Diploma program at Remington College gives students the opportunity to study for their high school equivalency test, and also practice their medical assisting skills under the guidance of an industry-experienced instructor.(1)

(1)Programs not available at all locations.

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