Program Details

At Career College of NorthernAt Career College of Northern Nevada, you’ll receive the in-depth, hands-on training you need to s
Location:
Sparks, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Associate
Specialty:
Medical Assisting

Program Overview

Program Description:
At Career College of NorthernAt Career College of Northern Nevada, you’ll receive the in-depth, hands-on training you need to succeed in the medical assisting field. Enroll now in the Sparks medical assisting program with CCNN!

Learn more about Medical Assisting Training in Reno, Nevada with CCNN!

Medical assistants work closely with physicians, nurses and other health care professionals in both clinical and clerical roles, aiding in medical procedures and examinations, as well as performing medical office tasks as needed. A medical assisting degree prepares graduates for successful careers in a field growing faster than most – the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics states that medical assistant positions are expected to grow 31 percent between 2010 and 2020. More than ever, medical assistants are crucial players in today’s hospitals, physicians’ offices and other health care facilities.

CCNN’s Medical Assisting faculty will guide you in learning the primary duties of professional medical assistants, which include:

Taking patient history and measuring vital signs

Helping physicians and nurses with patient examinations

Giving patients injections as directed by the physician

Scheduling patient appointments

Preparing blood for laboratory tests

 

Within the program, you’ll learn the clinical and office skills, including:

Introduction to Medical Assistant

Laboratory Procedures

Vital Signs

Phlebotomy Skills

Additionally, you will benefit from real-world clinical experience by completing 160 hours in a Medical Assisting externship.Nevada, you’ll receive the in-depth, hands-on training you need to succeed in the medical assisting field. Enroll now in the Sparks medical assisting program with CCNN!
Learn more about Medical Assisting Training in Reno, Nevada with CCNN!
 
 
Medical assistants work closely with physicians, nurses and other health care professionals in both clinical and clerical roles, aiding in medical procedures and examinations, as well as performing medical office tasks as needed. A medical assisting degree prepares graduates for successful careers in a field growing faster than most – the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics states that medical assistant positions are expected to grow 31 percent between 2010 and 2020. More than ever, medical assistants are crucial players in today’s hospitals, physicians’ offices and other health care facilities.
 
CCNN’s Medical Assisting faculty will guide you in learning the primary duties of professional medical assistants, which include:
Taking patient history and measuring vital signs
Helping physicians and nurses with patient examinations
Giving patients injections as directed by the physician
Scheduling patient appointments
Preparing blood for laboratory tests
 
Within the program, you’ll learn the clinical and office skills, including:
Introduction to Medical Assistant
Laboratory Procedures
Vital Signs
Phlebotomy Skills
Additionally, you will benefit from real-world clinical experience by completing 160 hours in a Medical Assisting externship.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

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