Learn the Skills to Become a Medical Assistant
Medical assisting is a profession on the rise, and Remington College can help you prepare for a career in this growing industry with our Medical Assisting diploma program. Most healthcare professionals, including physicians, chiropractors, pediatricians and general practitioners, employ medical assistants in their offices. Qualified medical assistants are needed by healthcare facilities on an ongoing basis to help ensure that medical offices run smoothly.
Learn the Fundamentals of Medical Assisting
Remington College’s Medical Assisting Diploma Program is designed to provide the fundamental medical assistants training you need to pursue a career as a medical assistant. During the program, you’ll cover a variety of topics, including:
- Patient care
- Laboratory procedures
- Therapeutic care
- Medical insurance/bookkeeping
As a medical assistant
in places like physicians’ offices, outpatient care centers, and public or private hospitals, the scope and variety of your work may vary, depending on the workplace. Your medical assisting clinical duties may include:
- Maintaining medical histories and recording vital signs.
- Taking blood pressure.
- Drawing blood.
- Conducting basic laboratory tests.
- Taking electrocardiograms.
- Changing dressings.
- Instructing patients regarding medications and special diets.