Program Details

The Multi-Skilled Medical Assistant program is a specialized educational program that focuses on a variety of clinical procedures as well as administrative duties.
Location:
Augusta, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Diploma
Specialty:
Medical Assisting

Program Overview

Program Description:

The Multi-Skilled Medical Assistant program is a specialized educational program that focuses on a variety of clinical procedures as well as administrative duties. Students in the Multi-Skilled Medical Assistant program at Helms College receive the training needed to complete vital administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other health-care facilities. Upon completion of the Multi-Skilled Medical Assistant program, students will have entry-level skills to serve as medical assistants. They also have the ability to gain specialized certification for positions in a variety of health-care facilities. The Helms College Multi-Skilled Medical Assistant program helps students develop the skills needed to:

• Prepare patients for examinations. • Obtain vital signs. • Assist with first aid. • Collect and prepare specimens. • Perform EKGs. • Greet patients. • Take medical histories. • Answer phones. • Schedule appointments. • Prepare bills. • Provide basic bookkeeping. • Complete insurance forms. • Understand electronic health recordkeeping.

Helms College Multi-Skilled Medical Assistant graduates are prepared for entry-level employment in physicians’ offices, behavioral health facilities, physical therapy clinics, hospitals, long-term care facilities, optometrists’ offices, and others.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training

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